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v. to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result
accrue
n. a critical or explanatory note or comment, expecially for a literary work
annotation
n. a state or scene of uproar and confusion
bedlam
adj. hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered, secluded; n. a sheltered place, a hiding place
covert
adj. pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance
debonair
v. to demand insistently, especially in payment of a debt; n. a creditor; adj. dark, dull, drab, dingy
dun
adj. effectice, producing results
efficacious
n. calmness, composure, refusal to panic
equanimity
adj. accidental, occurring by a happy chance
fortuitous
n. the essential part, main point, or essence
gist
adj. freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted
gratuitous
adj. overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling
imperious
n. a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language; adj. abusive, vituperative
invective
adj. showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors; n. a jester's costume; a jester
motley
adj. extremely generous, lavish
munificent
v. to delay, put off until later
procrastinate
adj. tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite; irritating, annoying
provocative
adj. exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding
recondite
n. a depraved, vicious, or unprincipled person, scoundrel; adj. wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled; v. to disapprove of, condemn
reprobate
adj. characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place
sedentary