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incident - event; event that causes a crisis
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
elysian - relating to paradise; blissful
torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
synthesis - combining parts or separate things into a whole; the whole so formed; PL. syntheses; V. synthesize