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mishap

an unlucky or unfortunate accident

2

mendacious

lying; false, esp. habitually

3

prodigal

exceedingly or recklessly wasteful

prodigality

4

proscribe

to prohibit or forbid; to denounce

proscription

5

foreboding

a sense of impending evil, esp. one without definite cause

6

curator

a person in charge of a museum

7

sponatenous

occurring naturally or without forethought

8

propagate

to multiply or reproduce; to transmit; to extend to a wider area

9

infer

to reason or conclude from evidence

10

bolster

to support or strengthen

11

vacuous

lacking substance or intelligence

12

visceral

instinctive; relating to the internal organs

13

mutilate

to disfigure by damaging irreparably

mutliation

14

subservient

subordinate in function; obsequious

15

insouciant

calm and untroubled; carefree; indifferent

insouciance

16

Precursor

Someone or something that comes before another and announces or suggests what is to come.

17

Ruminate

To ponder at length.

Ruminative.

18

Obscene

Offensive to accepted standards of decency or modesty.

Obscenity.

19

Accolade

An award or honor; a sign of great respect.

20

Suffrage

The right to vote.

21

Manifold

Of many kinds; numerous and varied.

22

Acclimate

To make comfortable in a new environment; to adapt to.

Acclimation.

23

Impostor

A person using a false identity.

24

Echelon

A level within an organization.

25

Quiescent

Inactive, often suggesting a temporary state.

Quiescence.

26

Marquee

A sign over the entrance to a public building.

27

Affront

An open insult, usually intentional.

Affront.

28

Bestow

To present or give (used with "on").

29

Deign

To stoop to a level considered beneath one's dignity.

30

Leviathan

Something enormous and powerful; a sea monster.