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Aberrant

departing from the right, normal, or usual course.

Apposite

suitable; well-adapted; pertinent; relevant;

Aver

to assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive or peremptory manner.

Conundrum

a riddle, the answer to which involves a pun or play on words

Ersatz

serving as a substitute; synthetic; artificial

Eschatological

any system of doctrines concerning last, or final, matters, as death, the Judgment, the future state, etc.

Interregnum

any period during which a state has no ruler or only a temporary executive.

Liminal

of, pertaining to, or situated at the limen.

Mulct

to deprive (someone) of something, as by fraud, extortion, etc.; swindle.

Myriad

a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things

Nuance

a subtle difference or distinction in expression, meaning, response, etc.

Quintessential

the pure and concentrated essence of a substance.

Scalawag

a scamp; rascal

Serendipitous

come upon or found by accident; fortuitous

Zenith

a highest point or state; culmination.

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