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runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
inerrancy - infallibility
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
boor - rude, insensitive person
profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
morose - ill-humored; sullen; sullenly melancholy