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::: infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
::: equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
::: askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
::: pretext - excuse
::: treatise - article treating a subject systematically and thoroughly
::: flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
::: exertion - effort; expenditure of much physical work; V. exert oneself: make a great effort
::: jostle - shove; bump; push against (someone) rather roughly; Ex. jostled by the crowds