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consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
incursion - temporary invasion; CF. excursion: short journey
scoff - laugh (at); mock; ridicule; Ex. scoff at their threats
traverse - go through or across
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic