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tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
veracious - (of a person) truthful
dilapidated - falling to pieces; in a bad condition; ruined because of neglect; Ex. dilapidated old car/castle; N. dilapidation
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
dissident - dissenting (with an opinion, a group, or a government); rebellious; N.
concomitant - that which accompanies; Ex. Deafnes is a frequent concommitant of old age; ADJ: existing or happening together with something else
recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
stipend - pay for services