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(V) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result

Accrue

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(N) a critical or a explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work

Annotation

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(N) a state or sense of uproar and confusion

Bedlam

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(Adj) hidden, disgusted, purposefully kept secret; sheltered, secluded;(n) a sheltered place, a hiding place

Covert

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(Adj) pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and experience

Debonair

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(V) to demand insistently, especially in payment or debt; (n) a creditor; (adj) dark, dull, drab, dingy

Dun

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(Adj) effective, producing results

efficacious

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(N) calmness, composure, refusal to panic

Equanimity

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(Adj) accidental, occurring by a happy chance

Fortuitous

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(N) the essential part, main point, or essence

Gist

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(Adj) freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted

Gratuitous

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(Adj) overbearing, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling

Imperious

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(N) a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language; (adj) abusive, vituperative

Invective

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(Adj) showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors; (n) a jester's costume; a jester

Motley

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(Adj) extremely generous, lavish

Munificent

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(V) to delay, put off until later

Procrastinate

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(Adj) tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite; irritating, annoying

Provocative

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(Adj) exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding

Recondite

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(N) a depraved, vicious, or unprincipled person, scoundrel; (adj) wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled; (v) to disapprove of, condemn

Reprobate

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(Adj) characterized by or calling for continued sitting, remaining in one place

Sedentary