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miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive