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gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
garner - gather; store up; amass
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
tribune - official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights; protector of the people
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
fusion - union; coalition; V. fuse
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
vortex - whirlwind; whirlpool; center of turbulence; predicament into which one is inexorably plunged
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment