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fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
impecunious - without money
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
sparse - not thick; thinly scattered; scanty