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barrage - barrier laid down by artillery fire; overwhelming profusion; large number of questions or statements; Ex. a barrage of criticism
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
insipid - lacking in flavor; lacking interest; dull; Ex. insipid food/character
seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
sluggard - lazy person
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument