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panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.
frigid - intensely cold; cold in manner; Ex. frigid zone
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
mischance - ill luck
arid - (of land) dry; barren; unproductive
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln