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vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
fritter - waste (time or money on unimportant things)
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)