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gossamer
Any very thin gauzelike fabric; also, a thin waterproof material..
sententious
Full of meaning, terse and energetic in expression..
sundry
Various; miscellaneous.
febrile
Indicating a fever
discomfit
Upset, frustrate, make uncomfortable
noisome
Unpleasant, harmful, offensive
colloquy
mutual discourse
invidious
Worthy of envy; desirable; likely to produce ill will.
decorous
Satisfying the demands of polite society; proper, correct
punctilious
precise in action
picayune
Small coin; something of little value or importance
appurtenance
An adjunct; an appendage; an accessory
lissome
Thin and flexible; moving with grace
mellifluous
smoothe, flowing
temerity
Extreme venturesomeness; rashness
aegis
sponsorship, protection
sacrosanct
invioble, sacred
eleemosynary
relating to charity
aplomb
Composure and self-assurance
gamely
in a plucky manner
laconic
using few words
bauble
an attractive object of little value
captious
Apt or disposed to find fault
carrion
The dead and putrefying body or flesh of an animal.
unction
The act of anointing or rubbing with an oil, or ointment, especially for medical purposes or as a symbol of consecration..
expatiate
To enlarge or elaborate upon something; to go on in great detail..
sinecure
Office or appointment that requires little responsibility
guy
A rope or chain used to steady
bilious
ill-tempered
raiment
clothing