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rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
skinflint - miser; stingy person
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile