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whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
accomplice - partner in crime
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
bereft - deprived of (something valuable); lacking
docket - program as for trial; book where such entries are made; list of things to be done; agenda; label fixed to a package listing contents or directions; V: describe in a docket