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paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
vex - annoy; distress
frock - long loose garment (worn by monks)
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
demeanor - behavior; bearing
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual