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odoriferous - giving off an odor
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
irony - hidden sarcasm or satire; use of words that seem to mean the opposite of what they actually mean; use of words to convey the opposite of their literal meaning
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
fecundity - fertility; fruitfulness; ADJ. fecund: very productive of crops or young
rampart - defensive mound of earth
institution - instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic