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maternal - motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
viand - food; CF. live
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
incorrigible - uncorrectable
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor