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wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
servile - slavish; cringing; N. servility
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
maudlin - effusively sentimental
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant