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exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
hindrance - block; obstacle; V. hinder
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
hermitage - home of a hermit
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
propagate - increase in number by producing young; multiply; spread; Ex. Most plants propagate by seed; Ex. newspaper propagating their ideas
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.