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Meaning of recondite, bestial, hoary, lecherous, detached, ominous, gregarious, mercenary, orthodox, precarious

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Meaning of recondite (adjective)
hard to understand; concealed; deep; obscure; profound

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The students were dumbfounded by the recondite topic.
Many scientific theories are recondite, and therefore not known at all by the general public.

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Meaning of bestial (adjective)
having the qualities of a beast; brutal; barbaric

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The bestial employer made his employees work in an unheated room.

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Meaning of hoary (adjective)
whitened by age; old; ancient

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The paint had a hoary appearance, as if it were applied decades ago.

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Meaning of lecherous (adjective)
impure in thought and act; lustful

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The lecherous Humbert Humbert is Nabokov's protagonist in Lolita, a novel that sparked great controversy because of Humbert's romantic attachment to a young girl.
The lecherous man lurked on the corner.

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Meaning of detached (adjective)
separated; not interested; standing alone; impartial; aloof

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Detached from modern conveniences, the islanders live a simple, unhurried life.

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Meaning of ominous (adjective)
threatening; foreboding

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Seeing ominous clouds on the horizon, the street fair organizers decided to fold up their tent and go home.

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Meaning of gregarious (adjective)
fond of the company of others; sociable

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Gregarious people may find those jobs with human contact more enjoyable than jobs that isolate them from the public.

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Meaning of mercenary (adjective)
working or done for payment only; hired for service

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Lila was suspicious that Joe had jumped at the chance only for mercenary reasons.

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Meaning of orthodox (adjective)
traditional; accepted; conservative

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The gifted child's parents concluded that orthodox methods of education would not do their son any good, so they decided to teach him at home.

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Meaning of precarious (adjective)
depending upon another; risky; uncertain; unstable; unsteady

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The precarious plans fell through when the second couple changed their minds.
My position in the negotiations was precarious at best.

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