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fortuitous
accidental, happening by chance
covert
hidden, disguised, purposefully kkept secret
bedlam
a state or scene of uproar and confusion
debonair
pleasant, courteous, lighthearted
annotation
a critical or explanatory note or comment
gist
the essential part, main point
efficacious
effective, producing results
accrue
to grow or accumulate naturally over the course of time.
dun
to demand insistently (v)
dark, dull, drab (n)
equanimity
calmness, composure
antediluvian
relating to or typical to ancient times
provacative
tending to produce a strong feeling or response
sedentary
characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place
imperious
overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate.
gratuitous
freely given
procrastinate
to delay, put off until later
recondite
exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
munificent
extremely generous
inimical
unfriendly, hostile
motley
showing great diversity or variety
invective
abusive language
reprobate
a vicious or unprincipled person.
denizen
an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
contingent
likely but not certain to happen, possible
foist
to impose by fraud, to pass off as worthy or genuine
corroborate
to confirm, make more certain
abstemious
moderate, sparing(as in eating or drinking); characterized by abstinence and self-discipline.
disseminate
to scatter widely
florid
highly colored
censurable
deserving of blame or correction
discursive
passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another
dowdy
poorly dressed, shabby
accentuate
to emphasize, place stress on
specious
deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit
perceptive
having sympathetic insight or understanding
palpable
capable of being touched or felt
sear
to make or become dry and withered