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BOHEMIAN
a person with artistic or literary interests who disregards convetional standards of behavior
BRAY
to sound loud and harsh
DISCREET
not obvious
PERPEUAL
continuing without interruption
SOCIOLOGY
the study of classification of human sciences
HAPHAZARD
casual or arranged by chance
CATASROPHE
a great and often sudden calamity
DIFFIDENT
shy
TELEPAHTY
communication by means other than through the normal senses
DISREPUTABLE
lacking in respectability
SPRAWL
to lie with limbs spread out awkwardly
SODDEN
saturated
SKEPTICAL
questioning
INTUITION
a sense of something not evident
HAUGHTY
scornful and condecendingly proud
CONJECTURE
guesswork
SIMIAN
relating to an ape
PROPRIETY
appropriateness
PHENOMENAL
outstanding
ILLUMINATE
to provide or brighten with light
MESMERIZE
to spell bind
FRACAS
brawl
DILETTANTE
a lover of the fine arts
PSEUDONYMS
a false name
CONGENITAL
relating to a condition that is present at birth
COMPLACENCY
a feeling of self satisfaction
PROSPERITY
the condition of having success
AMALGAMATE
unite
PHILOSOPHICAL
characteristic of a philosopher as in enlightenment
LUSTER
sheen
derision
ridicule
memoirs
an account of the personal experiences of an author
enterprising
showint initiative to under take new projects
wraith
the ghost of a dead person
preposterous
contrary to nature reason or common sense
tarpaulin
material used to cover and protect things from moisture
opportunist
one who takes advantage of any opportunity regardless of consequences
acuncular
having to do with an uncle
armament
a military force equipped for war
bigamy
the criminal offense of marrying more than one person legally bound to each