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haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
alchemy - medieval chemistry
levee - earthen or stone embankment to prevent flooding; CF. raise
sequester - isolate; segregate; seclude; retire from public life
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity