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subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
ciliated - having minute hairs; CF. cilium; CF. cilia: eyelash
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
fruition - bearing of fruit; fulfillment; realization; Ex. come to/be brought to fruition
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail