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arrhythmic - lacking rhythm or regularity; N. arrhythmia
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
ambrosia - food of the gods
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat