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abortive
fruitless, unsuccessful
fractiousness
tendency to be troublesome
languidly
lacking force or quickness of movement
extemporizing
improvising
peremptory
expressive of urgency or command
oculist
opthalmologist
contiguous
adjacent
propriety
characteristic of one that possesses or owns
ectoplasm
substance held to produce materialization of spirit
hauteur
arrogance, haughtiness
innuendo
hint, insinuation
tortuously
marked by repeated twists, bens, or turns
vinous
relating to wine
subterfuges
deceptions
punctilious
careful
nonolfactory
nonodorous
anteroom
outer room
somnambulatory
as if sleepwalking
denizen
one that frequents a place
disembodied
to divest of a body, of corporeal existence
elongating
to extend the length of
postern
private or side entrance
pompadour
man's style of hairdressing
nebulous
indistinct, vague
meretricious
falsely attractive
conceits
fanciful ideas
debauchee
dissipated person
euphemisms
use of word or phrase that is less direct but also less offensive and distasteful than another
dilatory
inclined to delay; slow or late in doing things
incarnation
endowment with a human body
magnanimous
generous in overlooking injury or insult
expostulation
objecting to a person's actions or intentions
truculent
fierce, cruel, savage
grail
the cup or platter used by hesus at the last supper
redolent
smelling(of)
benediction
blessing
garrulous
talkative
fortuitously
by chance; accidentally
corrugated
furrowed
adventitious
accidental
circumstantial
incidental
pasquinade
satire posted in a public place
ulster
long, heavy overcoat
bulbous
shaped like a bulb or bulbs
unutterably
inexpressibly
inquisitions
investigations
pandered
provided the gratification of another's needs
commensurate
corresponding in extent or degree