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coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
gnarled - twisted
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
innocuous - harmless
cumbersome - heavy and awkward to carry or wear; burdensome; Ex. cumbersome parcel/uniform
supererogatory - superfluous; more than needed or demanded
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop