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    bien-pensant - right-minded : one who holds orthodox views
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    parsimonious |ˌpärsəˈmōnēəs| - unwilling to spend money or use resources; stingy or frugal
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    va·cu·i·ty - the state of being vacuous or without contents; vacancy; emptiness: the vacuity of the open sea.
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    per·fi·dy - deliberate breach of faith or trust; faithlessness; treachery: perfidy that goes unpunished.
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    ebullient - joyously unrestrained
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    dirigisme: economic planning and control by the state
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    opprobrium - harsh criticism or censure
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    pleonasm- the use of more words than are necessary to express an idea.
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    insouciance-lighthearted unconcern : nonchalance
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    kulak - a comparatively wealthy peasant who employed hired labor or possessed farmmachinery and who was viewed and treated by the Communists during the drive tocollectivize agriculture in the 1920s and 1930s as an oppressor and class enemy.
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    Zori - flat and thonged sandals made of rice straw or other plant fibers.
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