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capricious - unpredictable; fickle
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish