A false accusation of an offence.
Eg. He was the target of calumny for his unorthodox beliefs.
Fundamentally different; distinct in quality or kind.
Eg. As there was so much disparate information on the topic, the research process took longer than expected.
A foreboding of what is about to happen.
Eg. Frequent fainting fits gave presage of a speedy end.
Only partly in existence; imperfectly formed; beginning to develop.
Eg. She had a child’s inchoate awareness of language.
Play boisterously; to move around in an excited fashion.
Eg. If you are going to cavort around with my daughter, then you can certainly come up to the house.