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::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
::: superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete
::: equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: abjure - renounce upon oath
::: catapult - slingshot; hurling machine; V: fire from catapult
::: gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
::: potable - suitable for drinking; drinkable
::: mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive