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temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
explicate - explain in detail; interpret; clarify; CF. explicable
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world