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foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist
nuptial - related to marriage or the wedding ceremony; N. nuptials: wedding ceremony
paucity - scarcity; dearth
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
teetotalism - practice of abstaining totally from alcoholic drinks; N. teetotaler;; ADJ. teetotal; CF. T + total
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
dissonance - discord
verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece