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Belated

Late

2

Calamitous




(adj.) causing great misfortune

3

Cite


(v.) to quote; to mention; to summon to appear in court; to commend, recommend

4

Conventional




(adj.) in line with accepted ideas or standards; trite

5

Appease




(v.) to make calm, satisfy; to yield to

6

Decoy




(v.) to lure into a trap

7

Delve




(v.) to dig

8

Ensue




(v.) to follow in order, come immediately after and as a result

9

Gallantry




(n.) heroic courage; respect and courtesy; an act or statement marked by a high level of courtesy

10

Impart




(v.) to make known, tell; to give, pass something on

11

Judicious




(adj.) using or showing good judgment, wise, sensible

12

Mediate




(v.) to bring about an agreement between persons or groups, act as a go-between; (adj.) occupying a middle position; indirect, acting through an intermediary

13

Milieu



(n.) the setting, surroundings, environment

14

Outlandish




(adj.) strange, freakish, weird, foreign-looking; out-of-the-way, geographically remote; exceeding reasonable limits

15

Overbearing





(adj.) domineering, haughty, bullying; overpowering, predominant

16

Pert





(adj.) high-spirited; lively; bold, saucy; jaunty

17

Quirk





(n.) a peculiar way of acting; a sudden twist or turn

18

Regale





(v.) to feast, entertain agreeably

19

Shiftless





(adj.) lazy, lacking in ambition and energy; inefficient

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Taint


(n.) a stain or spot; a mark of corruption or dishonor; (v.) to stain or contaminate