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::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: mirth - merriment; laughter
::: plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
::: improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
::: discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
::: chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry
::: scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
::: extricate - free from an entanglement or difficulty; disentangle