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obsequious - slavishly attentive; servile; full of servile compliance; sycophantic
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
pertinent - suitable; to the point; relevant
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
entail - make necessary; require; necessitate; involve; limit the inheritance of (property) to a specified succession of heirs; Ex. entail A on/upon B
patois - local or provincial dialect
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations