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eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
lassitude - languor; weariness; listlessness
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
uncanny - strange; mysterious; Ex. uncanny knack
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.