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a. sparing in consumption of especially food and drink, marked by temperance in indulgence


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a. belonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War


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n. a divine manifestation, twelve days after Christmas


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n. overbearing pride or presumption, excessive pride or self-confidence


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n. the side of a right triangle opposite the right angle


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a. relating to the motion of material bodies and the forces associated therewith


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v. try to gain favor by cringing or flattering


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n. unwillingness to get involved in or influence other people's activities


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n. one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe, one of two (approximately) equal parts


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n. a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline


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