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erratic - odd; irregular in movement or behavior; unpredictable
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private