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impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
conflagration - great fire
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
quiver - tremble; shake; N.
meretricious - flashy; tawdry; attractive on the surface but of no real value; Ex. metericious argument/jewel; CF. prostitute
resolution - determination; resoluteness; ADJ. resolute: firm or determined in purpose
poultice - soothing application applied to sore and inflamed portions of the body
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
soporific - sleep-causing; marked by sleepiness; drowsy