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nebulous
lacking definite form or limits, vague
foray
a venture or an initial attempt, especially outside one's visual area
a sudden raid or military advance
apothecary
one that prepares and sells drugs and other medicines; a pharmacist
assuage
to make less intense or severe
relieve
transition
passage from one form, state, style or place to another
intimidation
the act of making timid or fearful or of dettering by threats
concession
-act of conceding or yielding
-giving in
beadle
parish(church)official who serves as an usher and preserves order at services
flivver
slang
an automobile
esp. a small inexpensive and old one
morbid
gruesome, grisly
predilection
a partiality or disposition in favor of something, a preference
malevolent
having or exhibiting ill will, wishing to harm others; malicious
vapid
lacking liveliness, animation or interest
repertoire
stock of songs, plays, operas, leadings or other pieces that a player or company is prepared to perform
imprudent
unwise or indiscreet, not prudent
detachment
state of being seperate or detached; indifferent
taciturn
habitually untalkative
impotent
lacking in power, as to act effectively, helpless
chattel
an article of movable personal property, a slave
dictum
an authoritative, often formal pronouncement