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malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
odoriferous - giving off an odor
hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)