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protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
zeal - eager enthusiasm (to a cause or ideal); ADJ. zealous
homogeneous - of the same kind; uniform in composition throughout
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
genre - particular variety of art or literature
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)