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plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
hackles - hairs on back and neck, especially of a dog; Ex. make someone's hackles rise
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
vulpine - like a fox; crafty
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
arrears - being in debt; money that should have been paid; work that should have been done