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seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
doggerel - poor verse
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
disperse - scatter; Ex. disperse the cloud/crowd
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo
penury - extreme poverty; stinginess; ADJ. penurious: very poor; stingy
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background