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apocryphal
of dubious authenticity or origin; spurious
arcane
Understood by only a few; mysterious
convene
to summon or cause to assemble
expedient
useful for some purpose, convenient

concerned primarily or exclusively with serving one's own interests

a means employed to bring about acertain result
exude
to flow out slowly, to ooze or emit

to give forth, to exhibit in abundance
gesticulate
to motion energetically with the body or limbs
imperturbable
calm and assured
increment
an increase, addition, or gain, often by regular, consecutive amounts
levity
excessive frivolty, a lack of seriousness, joking
mortify
to embarrass or humiliate
periphery
the area around the edges, the outermost part
raconteur
one who tells stories with skills and wit
reiterate
to say or do over again, to repeate
subterfuge
a deceptive scheme or strategy
vacillate
to move back and forth from lack of balance, waver

to alternate indecisively between opinions or courses of action
accoutrements
equipment or accessories
aggrieved
feeling or expressing a sense of injustive, injury or offense
chloeric
easily angered, quick tempered
comport
to behave or conduct oneself


to be in accord or agreement. Used with with.
disoncert
to disrupt the self possession or confidence of, to preturb or fluster
fauna
animals of a region or period, considered as a whole
interpose
to place or come between, to intervene or interrupt
maraud
to roam in search of plunder
modicum
a small amount
opulent
having or exhibiting great welath or abundance
patrician
a memeber of the nobility
phlegmatic
not given to action or reaction, sluggish or calm in temperament
propensity
a natural inclination or tendency
therapeutic
relating to the treatment of a disease, contributing to general well being
utilitarian
relating to usefulness rather then beauty, practical
atrophy
to waste away or fail to develop
efficacy
the power to bring about the desired result, effectiveness
emolument
salary or fees for work done, compensation
icon
a religious painting, especially one revered by the eastern christian churches


a symnbol or image whose form suggests its meaning


one who is idolized
incipient
beginning to exist or appear, in the first stage
inculcate
to impress upon or teach by frequent repitition
INESTIMABLE
TOO VALUABLE OR GREAT TO BE MEASURED
LACKLUSTER
LACKING BRIGHTNESS OR VITALITY, WITHOUT SPIRIT OR ENTHUSIASM
martinent
a strict disciplinarian
prodigious
extremely large in bulk, quanitity, or degree


causing amazement or wonder
regimen
a regulated program, especially designed to improve or maintain health
stellar
of or related to a star

oustanding or brilliant
stoic
one seemingly indifferent to pleasure or pain
vibrant
full of life or vigor

bright or vivid

quivering or vibrating
zealous
very enthusiastic, fervent, passionate on behalf of someone or something