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bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
allude - refer indirectly; N. allusion: indirect reference
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
copious - plentiful
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly