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colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
gruel - thin liquid porridge
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality
precursor - forerunner; predecessor