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improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
unfeigned - genuine; real
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)