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incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
quandary - dilemma; state of uncertainty; Ex. She is in a quandary about whether to go.
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
matin - \'ee(matinee) dramatic or musical performance given in the afternoon
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
extirpate - root up; uproot; destroy completely
overblown - inflated; exaggerated
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
diaphanous - sheer; transparent