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askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
wastrel - waster; profligate
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
effulgent - shining brightly; brilliant
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify