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prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
yield - amount produced; crop; income on investment; profit obtained from an investment; V: produce; give in; surrender
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
conglomerate - corporation made up of several different companies in diversified fields; mass of various material gathered together; rock consisting of small stones held together by clay; V.