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clandestine

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clandestine
Definition
adjective
: marked by, held in, or conducted with secrecy : surreptitious.
noblesse oblige
Definition
noun
: the obligation of honorable, generous, and responsible behavior associated with high rank or birth.

frugal

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frugal
Definition
adjective
: characterized by or reflecting economy in the use of resources.

swan song

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swan song
Definition
noun
1. a song of great sweetness said to be sung by a dying swan;
2. a farewell appearance or final act or pronouncement.

adulate

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adulate
Definition
verb
: to flatter or admire excessively or slavishly.

stalwart

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stalwart
Definition
adjective
: marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, or spirit.

phreaker

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phreaker
Definition
noun
: one who gains illegal access to the telephone system.

perseverate

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perseverate
Definition
verb
1. to repeat or recur persistently;
2. to go back over previously covered ground.

metadata

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metadata
Definition
noun
: data that provides information about other data.

bodacious

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bodacious
Definition
adjective
1. outright, unmistakable;
2. remarkable, noteworthy;
3. sexy, voluptuous.

fictioneer

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fictioneer
Definition
noun
: someone who writes fiction especially in quantity and without high standards.

riot

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riot
Definition
noun
: a vigorous reprimand or warning — used in the phrase read the riot act.