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behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
parched - extremely dry; very thirsty; V. parch: make or become extremely dry (by exposure to heat)
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
consternation - great shock; dismay
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality