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vulnerable
capable of being harmed or wounded
privy
private, withdrawn, secret
feigned
to give false appearance of; induce as a false impression
levity
excessive or unseemly frivolity
plagiaristic
act or instance of being plagiarized
proximity
closeness
supercilious
coolly and patronizingly haughty
arrogant
exaggerating or dipsoed to exaggerate one's own worth or importance in the overbearing manner
effeminate
having feminine qualities untypical of a man
swank
full of life or energy
fractiousness
tending to be troublesome; unruly
contemptuously
manifesting, feeling, or expressing contempt
languidly
drooping or flagging from or as if from exhaustion; weak
bantering
to speak or address in a witty or teasing manner
nordics
a native of northern europe
transcendent
exceeding usual limits; surpassing; extending or lyign beyond the limits of ordinary experience
contigious
being in actual contact: touching along a boundary or at a point
crepe de chine
a soft fine or sheer clothing crepe especially of silk
regal
of, or relating to, or uitable for a king
hauteur
arrogance, haughtiness
kike
offenseive term for a jew
strident
characterized by harsh, insistent, and discordant sound
Versailles
city in N france, characterized as elegant and high class
prodigality
recklessly extravagant
spectroscopic
covering a wide range
innuendo
an oblique allusion; hint; insinuation
condescending
to assume an air of superiority
impetuously
marked by impulsive vehemence or passion
vacuous
emptied or lacking content
corpulent
having a large bulky body
obstetrical
or or relating to childbirth
caterwauling
to make a harsh cry
affectations
mannerisms that characterize a person
homogeneity
sameness, universal similarity
labyrinth
a place constructed of or full of intricate passageeways and blind alleys, maze
somnambularity
to walk when asleep
wan
suggesting poor health, sickly, pallid
elongating
to extend the length of
demoniac
possessed or influenced by a demon; evil
illusion
the action of deceiving
jonquils
a meditteranean perennial bulbous herb, daffodil
laudable
worth of praise, commendable
notoriety
quality or state of being generally known and talked of, widely and unfavorably known
meretricious
of or relating to a prostitute
ineffable
incapable of being expressed in words; indescribable
debauchee
one given to extreme indulgence in sensuality
septic
of, or relating to, or causing putrefaction (POOP SEWER)
menagerie
a place where animals are kept and trained especially for exhibition
dilatory
tending or inteded to cause delay
cravansary
an inn surrounding a court in eastern countries where caravans rest at night
precipitately
falling , flowing, or rushing with steep descent
magnanimous
showing or suggesting a lofty and courageous spirit
portentous
eliciting amazement or wonder
expostulation
to reason earnetsly with a person for purposes of dissuasion or remonstrance; discussion
truculent
feeling or displaying ferocity; cruel; savage
inexplicable
incapable of being explained; interpreted, or accounted for
indiscernible
not recongizable as distinct
grail
cup or platter used according to medieval legend by Christ at the last supper and theeafter the object of knightly quests
quickening
to make alive; revive
corroborate
to support with evidence or authority; make more certain
amorphous
having no definite form; shapeless
adventitious
coming from another source and not inherent or innate
pasquinade
a lampoon posted in a public place
provincial
a person of local or restricted interests or outlook
pandered
to act as a pander; to provide gratificiation for others desires
orgastic
intense or paroxysmal excitement