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