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presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
repercussion - rebound; reaction; reverberation; Ex. serious repercussion
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
acrid - bitter (to the taste or smell); sharp; bitterly pungent