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hindmost - furthest behind; farthest to the rear
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
lateral - of or coming from the side
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
rebuttal - refutation; response with contrary evidence; V. rebut: refute; disprove
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)