[Esc] (1) /'pɑrsɪmənɪ/;/-moʊnɪ/ n. extreme care in spending money; reluctance to spend money unnecessarily Because her father wouldn't let her buy a new iPhone, Annie accused him of [___].
[Esc] (2) /proʊ'skraɪb/;/proʊ-/ v. Syn. banish; outlaw command against; banish; outlaw Antony, Octavius, and Lepidus united to [___] all those who had conspired against Julius Caesar.
[Esc] (3) /'pjʊəraɪl/;/-rəl/ a. Syn. childish childish; belonging to childhood; immature His [___] pranks sometimes offended his more mature friends.
[Esc] (4) /'pʌlkrɪtju:d/ n. Syn. beauty; comeliness great physical beauty and appeal; attractive moral excellence; moral beauty I do not envy the judges who have to select this year's Miss America from this collection of female [___].
[Esc] (5) /rɪ'bju:k/ v. Syn. admonish; scold scold harshly; criticize severely No matter how sharply I [___] Huck for his misconduct, he never talks back but just stand there like a stump.
[Esc] (6) /rɪ'pju:dɪeɪt/ v. Syn. disown disown; refuse to acknowledge; reject validity or authority of On separating from Tony, Tina announced that she would [___] all debts incurred by her soon-to-be ex-husband.
[Esc] (7) /sə'gæsətɪ/ n. quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment; shrewdness She was half sorry her [___] had miscarried, and half glad that Tom had stumbled into obedient conduct for once.
[Esc] (8) /'sɜrvaɪl/;/'sɛrvl/ a. Syn. slavish; cringing slavish; suitable to slave or servant; relating to servitude or forced labor Constantly fawning on his employer, humble Uriah Heap was a [___] creature.
[Esc] (9) /'sɒmnələnt/ a. half asleep; inclined to drowsiness; tending to induce sleep The heavy meal and the overheated room made us all [___] and indifferent to the speaker.
[Esc] (10) /'spjʊərɪəs/ a. Syn. false; counterfeit; forged; illogical false; counterfeit; forged; illogical Natasha's claim to be the lost heir of the Romanoffs was spurious: the only thing Russian about her was the vodka she drank!.