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Scrupulous
minutely careful, precise, or exact
Blase
indifferent to or bored with life; unimpressed, as or as if from an excess of worldly pleasures.
Heedless
indifferent to or bored with life; unimpressed, as or as if from an excess of worldly pleasures.
Sententiously
preachy, didactic, sanctimonious, moralistic
Regal
of or pertaining to a king; royal
Indoctrinated
to teach
burnished
made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
matron
1. a married woman, esp. one who is mature and staid or dignified and has an established social position.
2. a woman who has charge of the domestic affairs of a hospital, prison, or other institution
imperious
urgent; imperative
attenuated
to weaken or diminish in force, intensity, effect, quantity, or value
nomial
containing, bearing, or giving a name or names
chatelaine
mistress of an elegant or fashionable household.
languorous
Lack of physical or mental energy; listlessness
contralto
the lowest female voice or voice part, intermediate between soprano and tenor.
rakish
smart; jaunty; dashing
grandeur
the quality or state of being impressive or awesome
nostalgia
A bittersweet longing for things, persons, or situations of the past
normative
attempting to establish such a norm, esp. by the prescription of rules

relating to, or prescribing a norm or standard
didactive
inclined to teach or lecture others too much
adumbrated
To give a sketchy outline of.
To prefigure indistinctly; foreshadow.
To disclose partially or guardedly.
To overshadow; shadow or obscure.