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caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
sluggard - lazy person
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
luminary - celebrity (in a specific field); dignitary; object that gives light (as a celestial body)
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
trickster - person who cheats people
chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached