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fortuitous
accidental, happening by chance
covert
(adj) hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret: sheltered, secluded
(n) a sheltered place, a hiding place
bedlam
a state or scene of uproar and confusion
debonair
pleasant, courteous, lighthearted: smooth and polished (in manners and appearance)
annotation
a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work
gist
the essential part, main point, or essence
efficacious
effective, producing results
accrue
to grow or accumulate in the course of time: to happen as a natural result
dun
(v) to demand insistently, especially payment of a debt
(n) a creditor
(adj) dark, dull, drab, dingy, blackish
equanimity
calmness, composure, refusal to panic
antediluvian
relating to or typical of ancient times, antiquated
provacative
(adj) tending to produce a strong feeling or response: arousing desire or appetite; irritating,annoying
(n) something that provokes or stimulates
sedentary
characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remainging in one place
imperious
overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling
gratuitous
freely given, not called for by circumstances, unwarranted
procrastinate
to delay, put of until later
recondite
exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding, profound, abstruse
munificent
extremely generous, lavish
inimical
unfriendly, hostile; harmful, unfavorable
motley
(adj) showing great diversity or variety; composed of different elements or many colors
(n) a multicolored woolen fabric; a jester's costume; a jester; a mixture of odd elements
invective
(n) a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language
(adj) abusive, vituperative
reprobate
(n) depraved, vicious, or unprincipled person, scoundrel
(adj) wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled
(v) to desapprove of, condemn