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vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
contagion - infection (by contact); ADJ. contagious; CF. infectious: that can be passed by infection in the air
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
indigence - poverty
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
accord - agreement