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import - significance; importance; meaning
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
beneficent - kindly; doing good
gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
repartee - quick clever reply