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Chronology
An order of events from earliest to latest
economical
frugal; thrifty
conjoin
to join or act together
panegyric
lofty praise
pedagogue
a strict, overly academic teacher
reprobate
a wicked, sinful, depraved person
untoward
unfavourable or unfortunate; improper
welter
a confused mass, a commotion or turmoil
inchoate
just beginning; not organized or orderly
problematic
doubtful or questionable
timbre
the quality of a sound independent of pitch and loudness
disavow
to deny
gerrymander
to divide a state or county into election sidtricts to gain political success
repugnant
distasteful or offensive
taut
tightly drawn, as a rope, emotionally tense
cajole
to deceptively persuade someone to do something he or she doesn't want to do
discomfit
to confuse, deject, frustrate, deceive
accrete
to increase by growth or addition
contumacious
stubbornly rebellious or disobediant
fulsome
disgusting or repulsive
homeostasis
the tendency of an organic system to maintain internal stability
hone
to sharpen
insolvent
unable to pay one's bills
ligneous
woodlike
motility
spontaneous movement
munificent
very generous; lavish
neophyte
a beginner
rivet
to fix one's attention on
saturnine
a sluggish, gloomy temperament
viscous
thick and sticky