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English Walden vocabu

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obtrude
to thrust upon
impertinent
absurd, trivial, silly, inappropriate, not relevant.
factitious
artificial
gratuitous
given without charge or thought
palatable
acceptable, or agreeable to the taste
impunity
exemption or immunity from effects
fetters
a confinement or restraint
assimilate
to incorporate as needed
manifestation
a public display of group feelings
pecuniary
of or pertaining to money
superfluous
more than is sufficient or required; excessive
impropriety
the quality or condition of being improper; incorrectness
torpid
inactive, sluggish, or dull
dilettante
a love of the supperficial
inveterate
settled or confirmed in habit or happening
cavil
one who riases irritatin and trivial objections--finding fault without reason
abstemious
sparing or moderate, especially in consumption
trampery
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respite
a delay, often because of no good reason
transitory
not lasting or eternal; short-lived