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apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
indolent - lazy
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
delirium - mental disorder marked by confusion; uncontrolled excitement; ADJ. delirious
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking
frenetic - (phrenetic) frenzied; frantic
elysian - relating to paradise; blissful
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next