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balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
plight - difficult condition; condition or state (esp. a bad state or condition); predicament
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food