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adjunct

something joined or added to a thing but not necessarily a part of it

anomalous

out of place, adnormal

belligerent

waging war; inclined to or exhibiting assertiveness

censure

to blame or condemn

compliance

a yielding; acquiescence

defile

to make dirty, to desecrate, to pollute

diligent

characterized by steady, attentive and energetic effort in a pursuit or study

expedient

appropriate for a purpose but not necessarily moral, right, or just

flout

to treat with contempt

galling

very irritating

heralded

announced or publicized

incantation

a spell, written or recited formula of words designed for a particular effect

indigenous

native to a certain area

luscious

very pleasant to taste

nomadic

characterized by moving about from place to place as nomads

parry

to deflect or to ward off a blow

precipitate

to cause to speedily occur, to throw headlong

pungent

sharp or irritating to the taste or smell, acrid

ratify

to give formal approval

sagacious

wise, shrewd, very discerning

slovenly

messy, untidy, careless

spiteful

full of spite or malice; malicious; malevolent

tangential

slightly connected, divergent

taper

to decrease in thickness or width

vagrant

a wanderer who does not have a home

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