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droll - queer and amusing
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
vicar - parish priest; representative
humid - damp; N. humidity
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
transient - staying for a short time; momentary; temporary; N: one that is transient