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fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
consonance - harmony; agreement
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
impeccable - faultless
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops