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untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
mutablility - ability to change in form; fickleness; ADJ. mutable: able to change; fickle; CF. mutate; CF. mutant
agape - openmouthed
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
complaisant - trying to please; obliging; willing to please others
flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation