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ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
soothsayer - one who foretells the future
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
odorous - having an odor
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
efface - rub out; remove the surface of