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inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
confound - confuse; puzzle
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
animosity - active enmity
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical