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perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
perigee - point of moon's orbit when it is nearest the earth; CF. apogee
discombobulated - discomposed; confused
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
threadbare - worn through till the threads show; shabby and poor; hackneyed; Ex. threadbare excuses