Vernacular - the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region.

Innocuous - not harmful or offensive. 

Eccentricity - unusual or odd behavior.

Dexterity - skill in performing tasks. 

Germline - a series of germ cells each descended or developed from earlier cells in the series, regarded as continuing through successive generations of an organism. 

Augment - make something greater by adding to it. 

Colloquial - used in ordinary or familiar conversation. 

Precipice - a very steep rock face or cliff. 

Insidious - proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects.   

Envisage - contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

Ominous - giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen.

Opacity - the condition of lacking transparency. 

Abscond - leave hurriedly and secretly, typically to avoid detection.

Chagrin - distress or embarrassment at having failed or been humiliated. 

Innocuous - not harmful or offensive.

Disingenuous - not straightforward or sincere, typically by pretending that one knows less about something than one really does. 

 

Gaiety - the state or quality of being lighthearted or cheerful. 

Melancholy - a feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause.

Pensive - engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.

Anguish - severe mental or physical pain or suffering. 

Succor - assistance and support in times of hardship and distress. 

Perilous - full of danger or risk. 

Vigilant - keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties. 

Hegemon - political, economic, or military predominance or control of one state over the others. 

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