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clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
prescience - ability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep