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imprudent - lacking caution; not prudent; injudicious
acquiesce - assent; agree passively; comply without protest
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
testator - maker of a will; CF. testatrix
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
platitude - trite remark; commonplace statement; ADJ. platitudinous
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
contaminate - pollute
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant