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niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
censorious - severely critical
visionary - produced by imagination; fanciful; mystical; showing foresight; N: one having foresight; one given to speculative impractical ideas
ebullient - showing excitement; overflowing with enthusiasm; boiling; N. ebullience; N. ebullition: state of boiling
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
sully - defile; soil; tarnish; Ex. sully one's hands in menial labor