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flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
emulate - imitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
beleaguer - besiege or attack (with an army); harass; beset
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight