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pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
detonation - explosion
expedite - hasten; make go faster
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
recline - lie down
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town