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iota - very small quantity
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
wheedle - deceive, persuade, or obtain by flattery; cajole; coax; Ex. wheedle a promise out of her
mauve - pale purple
static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
alimentary - supplying nourishment