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boor - rude, insensitive person
agape - openmouthed
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
granary - storehouse for grain
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
windfall - fallen fruit; unexpected lucky event
tribunal - court of justice