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skinflint - miser; stingy person
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
robust - strong; vigorous
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged