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balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
preamble - introductory statement
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
vendor - seller
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index