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accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
predecessor - former occupant of a post
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
lopsided - heavier or larger on one side than the other; Ex. lopsided way of walking
desperado - reckless, desperate outlaw
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
servitude - slavery; compulsory labor imposed as a punishment
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.