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wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
disjunction - act or state of separation; disunity; CF. disjunctive: expressing a choice between two ideas; CF. conjunction; CF. conjunctive
impel - drive or force onward; drive to take action; urge to action
flagrant - conspicuously wicked, bad, or offensive; blatant; outrageous
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
magisterial - authoritative; imperious; commanding; of a magistrate; Ex. magisterial study of Roman law; Ex. magisterial manner
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate