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unearthly - not earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
gratuity - tip
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
arboreal - of or living in trees
victuals - food; provisions; V. victual: provide with food
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president