Noah Gift of the Magi Vocab

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prosper
succeed in material terms; be financially successful
Hereestatic
feeling or expressing overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement.
predominant
present as the strongest or main element.
inconsequential
not important or significant.
generous
showing a readiness to give more of something, as money or time, than is strictly necessary or expected.
mammouth
a large extinct elephant of the Pleistocene epoch, typically hairy with a sloping back and long curved tusks
gradually
in a gradual way; slowly; by degrees
instigate
bring about or initiate (an action or event)
depreciate
diminish in value over a period of time.
imputation
a charge or claim that someone has done something undesirable; an accusation.
parsimony
extreme unwillingness to spend money or use resources.