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accrue
V
-to grow or accumulate over time
-to happen as a natural result
annotation
N
-a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work
bedlam
N
-a state or scene of uproar and confusion
covert
ADJ
-hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret
-sheltered, secluded

N
-a sheltered place, a hiding place
debonair
ADJ
-pleasant, courteous, lighthearted
-smooth and polished in manner and appearance
dun
V
-to demand insistently, especially in payment of a debt

N
-a creditor

ADJ
-dark, dull, drab, dingy
efficacious
ADJ
-effective, producing results
equanimity
ADJ
-calmness, composure, refusal to panic
fortuitous
ADJ
-accidental, occuring by happy chance
gist
N
-the essential part, main point, or essence
gratuitous
ADJ
-freely given
-not called for by circumstances, unwarranted
imperious
ADJ
-overbearing, arrogant
-seeking to dominate
-pressing, compelling
invective
N
-a strong denunciation or condemnation
-abusive language

ADJ
-abusive, vituperative
motley
ADJ
-showign great variety
-composed of different elements or many colors

N
-a jester's costume
-a jester
munificent
ADJ
-extremely generous, lavish
procrastinate
V
-delay, put off until later
provocative
ADJ
-tending to produce a strong feeling or response
-arousing desire or appetite
-irratating, annoying
recondite
ADJ
-exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
reprobate
N
-a deprived, vicous, or unprincipled person, scoundrel

ADJ
-wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled

V
-to disapprove of, condemn
sedentary
ADJ
-characterized by or calling for continued sitting
-remaining in one place