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accrue
(v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result
annotation
(n.) a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work
bedlam
(n.) a state or scene of uproar and confusion
covert
(adj.) hidden, disguised, purposefully kept a secret; sheltered, secluded; (n.) a sheltered place, a hiding place
debonair
(adj.) pleasant, curteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance
dun
(v.) to demand insistenly, especially in payment of a debt; (n.) a creditor; (adk.) dark, dull, drab, dingy
effacious
(adj.) effective, producing results
fortuitous
(adj.) accidental, occuring by a happy chance
gist
(n.) the essential part, the main point, or essence
gratuitous
(adj.) freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted
equanamity
(n.) calmness, composure, refusal to panic
imperious
(adj.) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate, pressing, compelling
invective
(n.) a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language; (adj.) abusive, vituperative
motley
(adj.) showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors; (n.) a jester's costume; a jester
munificent
(adj.) extremely generous, lavish
procrastinate
(v.) to delay, put off until later

ex. Molly procrastinates when she waits until the night before the test to study her vocab.
provocative
(v.) tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite; irritating, annoying
recondite
(adj.) exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
reprobate
(n.) a depraved, vicious, or unprinicipled person, scoundrel; (adj.) wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled; (v.) to disapprove of, condemn
sedentary
(adj.) characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place