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uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
stratified - divided into classes; arranged into strata; V. stratify
eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
frenzied - madly excited; N. frenzy: violent wild excitement
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest