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adventitious

adj. Happening or carried on by change rather than on purpose; accidental

aver

v. To state or assert to be the case or truth

capitulate

v. To surrender; to cease resisting to

consternation

n. Feelings of anxiety or dismay often at something unexpected

enmity

n. The state or feeling of being actively opposed

foment

v. To instigate; generally a negative connotation

hackneyed

adj. Overused, usually in terms of phrases or ideas

languid

adj. Lacking energy or vitality; showing little or no animation

martial

adj. Of, relating to, or like war or fighting

portent

v. To serve as a sign or warning that something, especially something momentous, is about to happen

propriety

n. Conformity to generallly current usages and customs

recapitulate

v. To repeat in concise form; to summarize; to reiterate

surreptitious

adj. Kept secret because it would not be approved of

transmute

v. To change from one nature, form, substance or state into another

veracity

n. Conformity to fact

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