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accrue
v- to grow or accumulate over the course of time
annotation
n- an explanatory note or comment
antediluvian
adj-relating to ancient times; antiquated
bedlam
n- a scene of uproar or confusion
covert
adj- hidden, disguised, secret; sheltered; n- a sheltered place, a hiding place
debonair
adj- smooth, polished, suave
dun
v- to demand payment of a debt; n- a creditor; adj- dark, dull, drab, dingy, blackish
efficacious
adj- effective, producing results
equanimity
n- composure, refusial to panic, calmness
fortuitous
adj- accidental, happening by chance (positive)
gist
n- the essential part, main point
gratuitous
adj- not called for by circumstances, but freely given
imperious
adj- arrogent and over-bearing; seeking to dominate
inimical
adj- unfriendly, hostle; harmful, unfavorable
invective
n- a strong condomnation; abusive language; adj- abusive (verbal)
motley
n- a mizture of odd elements; a jester (clown); a multicolored, woolen fabric; adj- composed of different elements or many colors
munificent
adj- lauish or extremely generous
procrastinate
v- to delay or put off until later
provocative
adj- tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arosing desire or apetite
recondite
adj- exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding, profound
reprobate
n- *a depraved, vicious, unprincipled person; scoundrel; adj- wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled; v- to disaprove
sedentary
adj- remaining in one place (by sitting)