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unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
forswear - renounce under oath; abandon; make a solemn promise to give up; CF. abjure
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage