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propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy