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effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
askew - crookedly; slanted; at an angle
summation - act of finding the total; summing-up; summary (esp. one given by the judge at the end of a trial)
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
retrieve - recover; put right; find and bring in; regain; Ex. retrieve the situation
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange