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aesthetic(adj.)
pertaining to BEAUTY
s-artistic
ambient(adj.)
completely surrounding,encompassing
amenities(n.)
attractive features/customs
A-unpleasentness/disagreeableness
askance(adv.)
with suspicion,dissaproval,distrust
Blandishments(n.)
anyting designed to flatter/coax,sweettalk, apple-polishing
bucolic(adj.)
characteristic of countryside,rural,shepherds,cowherds,pastoral
s-rustic
cacophonous(adj.)
harsh-sounding,raucous,discordant
A-mellifluous
canard(n.)
false rumour
S-hoax
chicanery(n.)
trickery,deceptive practices/tactics,double-dealing
Cognizant(adj.)
aware, informed
S-consious, aquainted
cynosure(n.)
center of attraction
S-focus
decorous(adj.)
well behaved,dignified,socially proper
S-seemly, becoming, tasteful
Deign(v.)
to think it appropriate to ones dignity to do something
detritus(n.)
loose bits of matirial resulting from disintegration
S-wreckage,rubble
dilettante(n.)(adj.)
(n.)one who engages in an activity as an amateur
(adj.)superficial
S-trifler
aesthetic(adj.)
pertaining to BEAUTY
s-artistic
ambient(adj.)
completely surrounding,encompassing
amenities(n.)
attractive features/customs
A-unpleasentness/disagreeableness
askance(adv.)
with suspicion,dissaproval,distrust
Blandishments(n.)
anyting designed to flatter/coax,sweettalk, apple-polishing
bucolic(adj.)
characteristic of countryside,rural,shepherds,cowherds,pastoral
s-rustic
cacophonous(adj.)
harsh-sounding,raucous,discordant
A-mellifluous
canard(n.)
false rumour
S-hoax
chicanery(n.)
trickery,deceptive practices/tactics,double-dealing
Cognizant(adj.)
aware, informed
S-consious, aquainted
cynosure(n.)
center of attraction
S-focus
decorous(adj.)
well behaved,dignified,socially proper
S-seemly, becoming, tasteful
Deign(v.)
to think it appropriate to ones dignity to do something
detritus(n.)
loose bits of matirial resulting from disintegration
S-wreckage,rubble
dilettante(n.)(adj.)
(n.)one who engages in an activity as an amateur
(adj.)superficial
S-trifler
eclectic(adj.)(n.)
(adj.)drawn up form diff. sources
(n.)one who's beliefs are drawn up from diff. sources
Engender(V.)
to bring into existence
S-beget
Ethereal(adj.)
light,airy,delicate,heavenly
S-gossamer,celestial
Facade(n.)
the front/face of building
surface
S-pretense
Forgo(v.)
abstain from
imperturbable(adj.)
not easily excited
S-unflappable,unruffled,serene
Iniquities(n.)
wickedness, sin
A-probity,recitude
Invoilable(adj.)
sacred,must not be broken
S-unassailable
Languish(v.)
to become weak,feeble,dull
S-flag,wilt,fade,pine
machination(n.)
a crafty, scheming,underhanded plot
to accomplish evil
S-manuever
Mendacious(adj.)
given to lying/deception
Minutae(n.)
small trivivial details
Moratorium(n.)
a suspension of activity
Nascent(adj.)
just begining to exhist/develop
S-incipient
Obtuse(adj.)
blunt,not coming to a point,slow/dull in understanding
oppobrium(n.)
disgrace from shameful conduct
S-infamy,odium
A-acclaim,renown
panegyric(n.)
formal/elaborate praise
A-diatribe,tirade,phillippic
pedantry(n.)
a pretentious display of knowledge,overly riggid attention to rules
penitent(adj.)(n.)
(adj.)regretful for sins
n.-one who is sorry for wrong doing
pillory(n.)(v.)
n-decice for publicy punishing offenders
v-to expose public contempt/ridicule
A-extol,laud
putative(adj.)
generally regarded as such(not known)
rebuff(v.)(n.)
v.-to snub,repel,drive away
n.-a rejection
requite(v.)
to repay fro kindness/service/favor
S-avenge
restive(adj.)
restless,hard to manage,balky
s-recalcitrant
a-serene,docile
rife(adj.)
common,plentiful
visionary(adj.)(n.)
adj-not practical
n.-a dreamer
wizened(adj.)
dry,shunken,wrinkled
A-bloated,distended