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pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
muggy - (of weather) warm and damp
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together