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# Of, relating to, supported by, or located in a parish.
# Narrowly restricted in scope or outlook; provincial:
Parochial
pa·rochi·al·ism
pa·rochi·al·ist n.
pa·rochi·al·ly adv.
Something that is indispensable; a requirement.
requisite
requi·site·ly adv.
requi·site·ness n.
adj 1: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
# Projecting or jutting beyond a line or surface; protruding.
# Strikingly conspicuous; prominent.
# Springing; jumping
Salient
sali·ent·ly adv.
reprehensible acquisitiveness
: excessive or insatiable desire for wealth or gain; cupidity
avarice
marked by extreme or excessive care in the consideration or treatment of details; punctilious
meticulous
me·ticu·losi·ty (-ls-t) or me·ticu·lous·ness n.
me·ticu·lous·ly adv.
obsolete
2 a small child
Of or befitting an imp; mischievous.
imp
impish
impish·ly adv.
impish·ness n.
1 a : shrinking from contact or familiarity b : marked by cute, coquettish, or artful playfulness
2 : showing reluctance to make a definite commitment
coy
- coy·ly adverb
- coy·ness noun
1 a : designed for or understood by the specially initiated alone : of or relating to knowledge that is restricted to a small group
2 a : limited to a small circle
esoteric
esoterically
1 a : a predicament affording no obvious escape


1. A road or passage having no exit; a cul-de-sac.
2. A situation that is so difficult that no progress can be made; a deadlock or a stalemate
impasse
impasses (pl)
: to present an obstacle to : stand in the way of
stymie
1 : foolishly impractical especially in the pursuit of ideals; especially : marked by rash lofty romantic ideas or extravagantly chivalrous action
2 : CAPRICIOUS, UNPREDICTABLE
quixotic
- quix·ot·i·cal /-adjective
- quix·ot·i·cal·ly / adverb
1 : unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others
2 : behavior by an animal that is not beneficial to or may be harmful to itself but that benefits others of its species
altruism
- al·tru·ist / noun
- al·tru·is·tic / adjective
- al·tru·is·ti·cal·ly / adverb
1 : exceptionally early in development or occurrence
2 : exhibiting mature qualities at an unusually early age
precocious
- pre·co·cious·ly adverb
- pre·co·cious·ness noun
- pre·coc·i·ty // noun
: existing or being everywhere at the same time : constantly encountered : WIDESPREAD
ubiquitous
- ubiq·ui·tous·ly adverb
- ubiq·ui·tous·ness noun
2 : a mixture of different elements
A combination of diverse elements; a mixture:
amalgam
amalgamation