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redolent - odorous; fragrant; suggestive (of an odor); Ex. redolent of onions/mystery
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
procurement - obtaining; V. procure: obtain by effort; obtain (a prostitute) for another