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acetic - vinegary
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
debut - d\'ebut; first public appearance; formal presentation of a young woman to society
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
declivity - downward slope