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hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding
epoch - period of time
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
quotidian - daily; commonplace; customary; Ex. quotidian routine
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented