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bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
conciliatory - reconciling; soothing; V. conciliate: reconcile; soothe; win the friendly feelings (by removing anger)
latitude - freedom from narrow limitations
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
bivouac - temporary encampment; camp without tents; V.
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
cupidity - greed (for wealth); CF. cupid; CF. Cupid