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irascible - irritable; easily angered
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
glean - gather leavings; gather grain left behind by reapers; gather bit by bit (facts or information) often with difficulty
crone - hag; ugly old woman
flaunt - display ostentatiously; Ex. ``Honey, if you've got it, flaunt it !''
clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child