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1

Differential

-- adjective

1) of or relating to difference or diversity: a differential feature. Heat differential.

2

Quarrel

-- noun / verb

1) a dispute or altercation: She has no quarrel with her present salary.

3

Recrudescence

-- noun

1) revival / renewed activity: We took steps to preclude a recrudescence of this activity.

Related forms

-- recrudescent, adjective

4

Impregnable

-- adjective

1) able to resist attack / unconquerable:an impregnable fort.

5

Consign

-- verb

1) to hand over or deliver officially: He consigned the property to my father.

6

Germane

-- adjective

1) relevant to a subject under consideration: that's not germane to our theme.

7

Kvell

-- verb

1) to be bursting with pride: 'I know-- I'm kvelling!

8

Prepossessing

-- adjective

1) impressive / engaging / attractive: a confident and prepossessing young man.

9

Redintegrate

-- verb

1) to restore / make whole again.

10

Clinquant

-- adjective

1) glittering.

11

Stelliferous

-- adjective

1) having or abounding with stars.

12

Abdominous

-- adjective

1) potbellied.

13

Munificence

-- noun

1) the quality of unusual generosity: The museum's collection was greatly increased by the munificence of the family's gift.

14

Festoon

-- verb

1) to adorn: to festoon a hall.

15

Irenic

-- adjective

1) peaceful or conciliatory.

16

oenophile (ee-nuh-fahyl)

-- noun

1) one who enjoys wines (connoisseur)

17

Eudemonic

-- adjective

1) pertaining / conducive to happiness.

18

Clishmaclaver

-- noun

1) gossip / idle talk.

19

Antipodes

-- noun

1) either or both of two points / places / etc that are situated opposite to one another: He lives at the antipodes of his family.

Related forms
-- antipodean (ænˌtɪpəˈdiːən) adjective, noun

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Propinquity

-- noun

1) nearness / proximity: The propinquity of the danger ahead made the scouts take a different path.

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