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cursory
superficial, passing rapidly over something w/o attention to detail
debacle
an overthrow, a rout; a sudden great disaster; a break down or collapse
deciduous
shedding leaves annualy; shdding antlers or insect wings
deleterious
harmufl injurious
dirge
a lament with music, a funeral hymn
dupe
to deceive to cheat; a person easily fooled
ecclesiastical
of the church or relating to the organization of the church or clergy
elliptical
resembling an ellipse or flatened circle; having a word mottied w/o being unintelligible
enigma
a perplexing statement, matter or person; a riddle
enjoin
to order officially; to forbid or prohibit
ephemeral
lasting one day; short lived; transitory
epicure
a connoiseur of food and drink; a person devoted to luxury and sensous pleasure
ethereal
reffering to upper regions of space; light airy delicate celestial
fallow
land plowed but not sowed; uncultivated; inactive
fealty
the duty and loyalty owed from vassal to lord- used poettically in modern language
fetid
stinking foully odorous
forensic
characteristic of or suitable for a law court or public debate; reffering to a lawyer skilled
fortuitous
happening by chance; accidental; lucky
frugal
thrifty not wasteful
gargoyle
a water spout or ornament in form of carved animal
protect gutter of building