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punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.
flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
saline - salty
bode - foreshadow; portend
precinct - division of a city for election or police purposes; precincts: space that surrounds a building; Ex. precincts of the college
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next