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prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
scaffold - temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
grudging - unwilling; reluctant; stingy(giving reluctantly)
nomadic - wandering; N. nomad: tribe who migrates from place to place
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster