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diva - operatic singer; prima donna
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
pastoral - rural; of rural life; idyllic; of a pastor
brook - tolerate; endure; Ex. brook no interference; N: small stream
retroactive - taking effect before its enactment (as a law) or imposition (as a tax); (of a law) having effect on the past as well as the future
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
inductive - pertaining to induction or proceeding from the specific to the general