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fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
polarity - state of having two opposite qualities
chicanery - trickery; deception
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting