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malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
amble - walking at an easy unhurried pace; V: walk slowly and aimlessly
indentation - notch; deep recess; V. indent; CF. tooth
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
penumbra - partial shadow (in an eclipse); CF. almost shadow
vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
affluence - abundance; wealth
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference