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accrue
to grow to accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result
annotation
a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work
bedlam
a state or scene of uproar and confusion
covert
hidden; disguised; purposefully kept secret
debonair
pleasant;courteous;lighthearted
dun
to demand insistently, especially in payment of a debt; a creditor
efficacious
effective, producing results
equanimity
calmness, composure, refusal to panic
fortuitous
accidental, occurring by a happy chance
gist
the essential part, main point or essence
gratuitous
freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted
imperious
overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate
invective
a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language
motley
showing great variety
munificent
extremely generous, lavish
procrastinate
to delay, put off until later
provocative
tending to produce a strong feeling or response
recondite
exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
reprobate
a depraved, vicious or unprincipled person; scoundrel
sedentary
characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place