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unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness