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fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
attenuate - make thin; weaken
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
lineage - descent; ancestry
potentate - monarch; sovereign
dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president