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taciturn
silent, uncommunicative
vapid
dull, boring, insipid
predilection
preference
indigenous
native, belonging to
fractious
cross, quarrelsome
disapprobation
disapproval
condescension
patronizing manner or behavior
auspicious
favorable
aberration
a departure from the normal or the typical
benign
good natured
libel
exposure of a person to public ridicule
apothecary
a pharmacist or druggist
veranda
an open porch along the outside of a house
entailment
a restriction on the inheritance of a piecce of land
flivver
a small, cheap automobile
touchous
touchy; probably a regionilsm or expression used locally
lineament
a characteristic feature of the body, especially the outline of the face
philippic
harsh statements, bitter verbal attacks
umbrage
offense or displeasure
rectitude
righteousness, strict honesty
edification
process of moral instruction or improvement
succint
brief, to the point, terse
persevere
to continue in spite of difficulty, persist
contentious
always ready to argue, belligerent
aggregation
a group
encumbered
burdened with, blocked
habiliments
clothes
venue
place of trial
facade
front of a building; figuratively-putting on a front with implications of concealing something
solicitor
lawyer
elucidate
to explain, make clear
connivance
underhanded scheming by two or more persons
expunge
to strike out
litigant
party to a lawsuit
glean
to examine or go through carefully to find information
acrimonious
bitter and caustic in temper, manner, or speech
mollify
to appease, pacify; to make less intense
volition
a conscious choice; will
temerity
foolish or rash boldness
feral
savage
sordid
filthy, dirty; base, mean
stolid
having or showing no emotion or sensitivity
WPA
Works Projects Administration
NRA
National Recovery Administration
spurious
not genuine
florid
showy, ornate
purloined
stolen
incantations
the chantings of magical words
furtive
sly, stealthy, secretive
furtive
shame, humiliation
raling
rattling or bubbling cough
chiffarobe
a regional term for a pieceof furniture that holds clothing.