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Abstemious

Not self-indulgent especially when eating or drinking; self-denying; temperate; ascetic

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Affable

Friendly; good-natured; amiable; congenial

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Altruistic

Unselfish; compassionate; selfless

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Blunder

A stupid or careless mistake;
Stumble; stagger

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Bombastic

High-sounding but with little meaning; inflated; pompous;

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Botch

Carry our badly or carelessly; mishandle; mismanage

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Circumscribe

Restrict something with limits; confine; bound

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Circumspect

Wary and unwilling to take risks; cautious; careful; guarded

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Conspicuous

Standing out as to be clearly visible; attracting notice or attention; noticeable; clear

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Indigent

Poor; needy; destitute; impecunious;
Pauper; vagrant

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Magnanimous

Generous; forgiving; benevolent

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Parsimonious

Stingy; penny-pinching; cheap; unwilling to spend money or use resources

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Penurious

Extremely poor; poverty-stricken;
Parsimonious; miserly

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Venerate

Regard with great respect; revere

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Autonomy

Self-government; self-rule