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meager - scanty; inadequate
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
kindred - related; belonging to the same group; similar in nature or character; Ex. kindred languages; N: relative; kin; kinship
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence