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caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
interminable - endless
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent