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::: vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
::: poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
::: parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
::: precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
::: swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
::: falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
::: bearing - deportment; connection