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impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
pungent - stinging; acrid; sharp in taste or smell; (of speech or writing) caustic; N. pungency
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
vicar - parish priest; representative
minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
analogous - comparable; similar