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serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
tessellated - mosaic; inlaid; Ex. tessellated pattern
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
irascible - irritable; easily angered