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untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
tranquillity - calmness; peace
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
corroborate - confirm; support; strengthen
indoctrinate - cause to accept a doctrine without questioning it; Ex. indoctrinated with mindless anti-communism
impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
forward - presumptuous or bold