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parsimonious
misery--- She was in parsimonious after her math test.
"simonious"-ceremony--get it?? the funeral was parsimionious...miserable..get it? got it? GOOD!!
pecuniary
financial..The family of sixteen was in pecuniary debt.
"pecun.."-pecan.. PAY MONEY [financial] for pecans.
dismantle
to strip of covering, take apart...The family dismantled the Christmas tree.
dismantle the christmas lights from the mantle..
sumptuous
lavish ((means fablous))..She cleaned he hair with a lavish shampoo.
lavendar is lavish
underwrite
agree to finance..The man got an underwire with the Honda car dealership company.
fine once [fine-ance<<the put the "o" where the "a" is.. and you get once]
to know the ropes
to be fully acquainted with the procedures..The chinese girl knew the ropes when it came to math.
to know stuff??
restrictive
harsh, confining..Her mother was restrictive and wouldnt let er cut her hair.
reSTRICT-strict
balk
to refuse to move..Rosa Parks balked and wouldnt move to the bc of the bus.
to say the word correctly you say "bok"-- so refuse to move--- refused to walk [say wok] "like bok"
blunt
plain spoken..The girl was blunt and didn't care what others thought of her when she said things.
once you are high off a blunt- you will say whats on your mind
nostalgia
yearning for the past..the old man was nostalgia, and always spoke of "in the olden days..."
???kinda easy one--just remember it
rife
widespread...The diesease was rife in China.
to correctly say the word you say "rif"... so the rift [ocean current or something] was widespread.
behind the eight ball
in trouble...Once she snuck out she new she would be behind the eigth ball.
just remember it...