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assiduity
Persistent application or diligence; unflagging effort
truculent
Disposed to fight; pugnacious.
Expressing bitter opposition; scathing
bounteous
Giving or inclined to give generously.
Generously and copiously given
surtout
a man's overcoat in the style of a frock coat
cessation
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing
cessation
A bringing or coming to an end; a ceasing
seraph
A celestial being having three pairs of wings
careworn
Showing the effects of worry, anxiety, or burdensome responsibility
slatternly
Characteristic of or befitting a slattern.
Slovenly; untidy
conjecture
A statement, opinion, or conclusion based on guesswork
studious
Given to diligent study
cumbrous
Cumbersome
refectory
A room where meals are served, especially in a college or other institution
deferential
Marked by or exhibiting deference
prenatural
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exportation
The act of exporting.
Something exported; an export
Pelisse
A long cloak or outer robe, usually of fur or with a fur lining.
A woman's loose light cloak, often with openings for the arms
hitherto
Until this time
perfidious
Of, relating to, or marked by perfidy; treacherous
impalpable
Not perceptible to the touch; intangible.
Difficult to perceive or grasp by the mind.
penurious
Unwilling to spend money; stingy.
Yielding little; barren
interloper
One that interferes with the affairs of others, often for selfish reasons; a meddler
obtrusive
Thrusting out; protruding
Tending to push self-assertively forward; brash
Undesirably noticeable
judicious
Having or exhibiting sound judgment; prudent
moiety
A half.
A part, portion, or share
manifestation
An indication of the existence, reality, or presence of something