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nebulous - vague; hazy; cloudy; of a nebula; Ex. nebulous proposal
handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
hypothetical - based on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
discriminate - distinguish; make distinctions on the basis of preference
console - lessen sadness or disappointment; give comfort; allay the sorrow of; N. consolation
deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room