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::: visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
::: addendum - addition; appendix to book; something that is added (as at the end of a speech or book)
::: discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
::: balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
::: fraught - filled (with something unpleasant); full; Ex. fraught with danger and difficulties; CF. freight
::: genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
::: egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
::: vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation