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fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
aquiline - curved; hooked; of or like an eagle; Ex. aquiline nose
saturnine - morose; gloomy; Ex. Do not be misled by his saturnine countenance.
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
appall - dismay; shock deeply
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent