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gratuity - tip
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
predicament - difficult situation; tricky or dangerous situation; dilemma
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
diffuse - wordy; verbose; rambling; spread out (like a gas); V: spread out in all directions; disperse; N. diffusion; CF. suffuse
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
evenhanded - impartial; fair
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore