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::: entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
::: paucity - scarcity; dearth
::: transgression - violation of a law; sin; V. transgress: go beyond (a limit); violate; do wrong
::: meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: capacious - spacious
::: inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety
::: cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
::: anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
::: diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse