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vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
paramour - illicit lover
cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
topple - become unsteady and fall down
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
disclose - reveal; N. disclosure
recourse - resorting to help when in trouble; Ex. without recourse to