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germane
The comment is not germane to the argument
relevant
appropriate
penchant
a penchant to purchase chocolate
a strong inclination
qualm
he had some qualms about attending the rock concert
misgivings
rancor
filled with rancor
ill-will
anger
perverse
the perverse nurse
stubborn
pedantic
the pedantic professor
too concerned with formal rules and details
fulminate
Judah fulminated over the restriction on computer games
protest loudly
fickle
That girl is very fickle.
unpredicatable changes in affections or attachments
digress
Don't digress or people will listen less and less
stray away from the subject
banal
Bananas are banal.
ordinary, dull
penitent
He appeared to be pentitent, but his attitude might have been fake.
regretful, repentant
culpable
Was he calpable?
guilty
confluence
The confluence of two rivers.
flowing together
epitome
He was the epitome of a rock star
a model, the perfect picture
exculpate
ex' kul pate
The culprit was quickly exculpated.
to free from blame,
sanguine
The lad had a sanquine temperment.
confidently optimistic and cheerful
euphony
Me for you, and you for me--
What a sense of euphony---
sweetness of sound
altercation
They had a slight altercation.
quarrel
avaricious
The avaricioius business owner was certainly surprised.
greedy
effete
eh feet'
If an athlete's fett become effete,
he can no longer compete.
weak
solicitously
Sancho came down the hill solicitously.
worried, with anxious concern
audacious
I'll pull the beard of any audacious mortal who tries to stop me.
fearlessly bold,
precedent
The action established a precedent
Judah hoped Luke's gift of a gaming computer in high school would serve as a family precedent.
compulsory
attendence is compulsory
required
aplomb
He answered the questions with aplomb.
poise, self assurance