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requisite - necessary requirement; something required; ADJ: required; necessary
leonine - like a lion
hummock - small hill; hillock
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions