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effluvium
(n.) an outflow of vapor of invisible particles; a noxious odor
penchant
(n.) a liking for
burnish
(v.) to polish by rubbing
breadth
(n.) the distance from one side to another
coalesce
(v.) to grow together
wan
(adj.) lacking color; sickly pale
indignant
(adj.) expressing anger to an injustice
mendacious
(adj.) not truthful; lying
pertinent
(adj.) related to the matter at hand
subtlety
(n.) propensity of understatement; so slight as to be barely noticeable
repugnant
(adj.) inconsistent; resistance
debase
(v.) to make lower in quality
diverge
(v.) separate, split
haggard
(adj.) untamed; having a worn look
regal
(adj.) royal; grand
archetype
(n.) original pattern or model; prototype
cohesion
(n.) the act of holding together
imperturbable
(adj.) calm; not easily excited
ebullience
(n.) an overflowing of high spirits; effervescence
amiable
(adj.) friendly
facsimile
(n.) copy; reproduction; replica
pique
(n.; v.) resentment at being slighted; to provoke
peccadillo
(n.) a slight fault or offense
extricable
(adj.) capable of being disentangled
illusory
(adj.) unreal; false; deceptive