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idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
delve - dig; search deeply; investigate
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial