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contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
advent - arrival
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
incarcerate - imprison
avuncular - of or like an uncle
trickster - person who cheats people
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations