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::: smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
::: imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
::: quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
::: gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
::: consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
::: detraction - slandering; aspersion; detracting; CF. detractor