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propinquity
nearness
mislay
to lose (an object)
meteoric
very rapid
festoon
decorative chain or strip hanging between two points
replete
filled or well-supplied
moiety
half; an indefinite portion
supercilious
behaving or looking superior
pusillanimous
cowardly
wan
pale, unnaturally colorless; lifeless
pallid
pale, typically because of poor health
paean
song or lyric poem expressing thanks or praise
fettle
state; condition
headlong
without pause or delay; recklessly
emollient
softening and soothing, esp. to the skin
accretion
growth in size or extent
rend
to tear; cause emotional pain
attrition
erosion or wearing away from the surface
accretion
adding matter to something
heterodox
unorthodox
mercurial
changeable; volatile; fickle
misfeasance
wrongful execution of a rightful act
miscible
mixable
hindmost
last
sordid
ignoble; arousing moral distaste and contempt
interdict
to prohibit; forbid
pronate
to turn or rotate (the hand or foot)
catholic
having broad tastes
confound
confuse
steadfast
loyal
furnish
to supply
commodious
roomy and comfortable
engender
cause or give rise to
accouter
to outfit and equip
contumacious
stubbornly or willfully disobedient to authority
panacea
a remedy for all disease; cure-all
indigence
poverty; neediness
fitful
not regular, steady or continuous
reticent
disinclined to talk
concatenate
to connect or link in a series
nugatory
Of no value or importance; useless
sententious
moralizing in a pompous manner
picayune
of little value or importance
peccadillo
a small, relatively unimportant offense or sin
impresario
a manager; producer
expiate
to atone for; make amends
picaresque
of or involving clever rogues or adventurers
mettlesome
spirited and brave
rarefy
make less dense
disabuse
to show someone the error in their thinking
inefficacious
ineffective
purulent
full of or forming pus
putrefy
decay or rot and produce a fetid smell
nadir
lowest point
cumbrous
cumbersome
didactic
instructive
nebulous
vague
depute
to appoint or authorize as a representative; delegate
obloquy
strong public criticism or abuse
rapacious
greedy; ravenous
peerless
without equal, perfect
urbane
polished in manner; refined
pique
to annoy