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Vapid
Lacking liveliness, animation, or interest; dull
Caryatid
A supporting column sculptured in the form of a draped female figure
Desideratum
Something considered necessary or highly desirable:
Dotage
A deterioration of mental faculties; senility
Testator
One who has made a legally valid will before death.
Froward
Stubbornly contrary and disobedient; obstinate.
Insipid
Lacking flavor or zest; not tasty.
Adduce
To cite as an example or means of proof in an argument.
Calumniate
To make maliciously or knowingly false statements about
Nonplus
To put at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; bewilder.
Sequester
To cause to withdraw into seclusion.
Lilliputian
A very small person or being.
Deft
Quick and skillful; adroit
Meretricious
a. Attracting attention in a vulgar manner
b. Plausible but false or insincere; specious
Jocose
Given to joking; merry
Ablution
A washing or cleansing of the body, especially as part of a religious rite.
Cupidity
Excessive desire, especially for wealth; covetousness or avarice.
Distaff
A. A staff that holds on its cleft end the unspun flax, wool, or tow from which thread is drawn in spinning by hand
B. Work and concerns traditionally considered important to women.
Flair
A natural talent or aptitude
Nefarious
Infamous by way of being extremely wicked.