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specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
brood - sit on in order to hatch; think deeply or worry anxiously; N: the young of certain animals; group of young birds hatched at one time
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
mural - wall painting