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allay
(v.) to calm or pacify
bestial
(adj.) beastlike
convivial
(adj.) having fun together
coterie
(n.) a close-knit group
counterpart
(n.) match
demur
(v.) to object
(n.) an objection
effrontery
(n.) shameless boldness, nerve
embellish
(v.) to improve by adding details
ephemeral
(adj.) lasting only a short time
felicitous
(adj.) marked by well-being or good fortune
furtive
(adj.) stealthily, sneaky
garish
(adj.) overdecorated in a vulgar or offensive way
illusory
(adj.) misleading, not based on reality
indigent
(adj.) needy, poverty-stricken
inordinate
(adj.) excessive
jettison
(v.) discard, cast off
misanthrope
(n.) people-hater
pertinacious
(adj.) very persistent
picayune
(adj.) of little value, inconsequential
raiment
(n.) clothing