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Old March 25th, 2012 #59
Alex Linder
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[sheet #7 - 72 words]

prehensile
threnody
jeremiads
querulous
pule
bewail
terra firma
isthmus
proprietor
gambol
dilatory
dormant
taciturn
recalcitrant
reticent / reluctant / recalcitrant
salacious
salubrious
sometime
fleer
enormity
capricious
occult (blood, life changes - 'succession of scams practiced on first-timers')
quiescent
gravitas
facetious
parsimonious
cathartic
irrigate (Hemingway)
integument
miscreant
pettifogger
barratry
emetic
indolent
verdure
cabal
egress (Barnum)
saltation
mountebank
saltimbanco
homonculus
flounce
erudition
matriculation (Lombardi or Stram)
novitiate
intelligentsia
ascertain
roue
satyriasis
priapism
oblique
valedictory
expound
rake
sycophant
toady / toad eater
sinister
superfluous
bailiwick
ex officio
modicum
detritus
virulent
pernicious
hieroglyphics
mitigate
velleity (buckley)
captious
munificence
catholic
magnanimous
pusillanimous
succor

[there are doubles in these lists, no need to notify me]