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rake
an immoral or dissolute person; a libertine
abject
brought low in condition or status
equine
of or having to do with a horse
ogle
to stare at impertinently (rudely bold)
fain
happily, gladly, willingly (to do something)
blase
uninterested b/c of frequent exposure or indulgence
stringent
imposing rigours standards of performance; severe
glean
to gather or collect; reap
obsinate
stubborn, obdurate
rift
an opening or a gap in something
affinity
a natural attraction or liking for something
insensate
laking sensation or awareness; inanimate
insolent
audaciously rude; disrespectful; impertinent
levity
lighness of behavior or character, especially when inappropriate
mordant
bitterly sarcastic; caustic
strident
loud, harsh, shrill, discordant
sultry
very hot and humid
deprecate
to express diapproval of
Expeditious
acting or done with speed and efficiencey
bevy
a group of something
genial
affable friendly
evanescent
vanishing or likely to vanish ephemeral
ostrasize
to exclude from a group
stolid
having little or no emotion; bland
chagrin
a feeling of distress caused by humiliation or embarresment
esplanade
a flat open stretch of land or pavement
plethora
a superabundance or surpluss
chiffonier
a tall chest of drawers
admonish
to reprove gently or earnestly
pluck
courage or bravery
parapet
a low protective wall or railing
qualm
a sudden disturbing feeling
deplorable
worthy of severe condemnation
propagate
to cause to spread out; to reproduce
nave
the central part of the church
garish
marked by excessive ornamentation;guady
inscrutable
difficult to fathom or understand; incomprehendable
dank
disabreeably damp or humid
auspicious
attended by favorable circumstances; propitious
trepidatioin
a state of alarm or dread; apprehension