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::: evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
::: recalcitrant - disobedient or resisting authority even after being punished; obstinately stubborn; determined to resist authority; unruly; Ex. recalcitrant child
::: vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
::: debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
::: whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
::: abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
::: nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
::: horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
::: apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
::: unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous