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bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
covetous - avaricious; desirous of (someone else's possessions); V. covet: desire eagerly (someone else's possessions)
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
predecessor - former occupant of a post
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly