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allay
to calm or pacify; set to rest
bestial
beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility
convival
festive, sociable, having fun together
coterie
a circle of aquiantences; a close-knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest
counterpart
a person or thing closely resembling or corresponding to another; a complement
demur
to object or take exception to; an objection
effrontery
shameless boldness, imprudence
embellish
to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding
ephemeral
lasting only a short time
felicitous
appropriate; apt; well chosen; marked by good fortune, happy
furtive
done slyly or steathly, sneaky, secret
garish
glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated in an offensive way
illusory
misleading, deceptive; lacking in
indigent
needy, impoverished
inordinate
far too great; exceeding responsible limits; excessive
jettison
to cast overboard; get rid of as unnecesary or burdensome
misanthrope
a person who hates and despises people
pertinacious
very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of
picayune
of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded
raiment
clothing, garments