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detrimental - harmful; damaging; N. detriment
osseous - made of bone; bony
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
immutable - unchangeable