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::: contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
::: vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
::: resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
::: intrude - put or force in without being asked; trespass; enter as an uninvited person; Ex. intrude one's own opinion into the report; CF. thrust in
::: lineage - descent; ancestry
::: parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
::: poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
::: buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent