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egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
blasphemy - irreverence; sacrilege; cursing; bad language about God or holy things; V. blasphem; ADJ. blasphemous; CF. sacrilege
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
jocular - said or done in jest or playfully; marked by joking