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unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
homage - honor; tribute; great respect; Ex. pay/do homage to
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
expansive - (of a person) outgoing and sociable; broad and extensive; able to increase in size
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
sedentary - requiring sitting; done while sitting; not moving from one place to another; settled; Ex. sedentary job/population
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health