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outlandish - bizzare; peculiar; unconventional
intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
lucid - easily understood; clear; intelligible; N. lucidity
heterodox - (of beliefs) against accepted opinion; unorthodox; unconventional
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come