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capricious - unpredictable; fickle
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
cognizance - knowledge; ADJ. cognizant; having knowledge; aware
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
glut - overstock; fill beyond capacity (with food); fill to excess; N: oversupply