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gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
equivocal - (of words or statements) ambiguous; intentionally misleading; (of behavior) questionable; OP. unequivocal
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential