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pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
amalgamate - (of societies or groups) combine; unite in one body
espionage - spying
florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene