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abortive - unsuccessful; fruitless
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
duplicity - double-dealing; hypocrisy; being dishonest and deceitful; ADJ. duplicitous
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
brawn - human muscle; muscular strength; sturdiness
actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based