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disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
ostentatious - showy; trying to attract attention; pretentious; N. ostentation: showy display
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
implication - something hinted at or suggested; implying; implicating
spruce - neat and trim in appearance; smart; Ex. Be spruce for your job interview; V.
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
boor - rude, insensitive person
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable