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accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
alchemy - medieval chemistry
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly