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genesis - beginning; origin
fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
atypical - not normal; not typical
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
prognosis - forecasted course of a disease; prediction; CF. prognostic
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
palatable - agreeable; pleasing to the taste