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inveigh - denounce; utter censure or invective; Ex. inveigh against the evils of drink
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
opportune - timely; well-chosen
shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
hut - crude dwelling; shack
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew