English Vocab

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affectation

an effort to appear to have a quality not fully possessed

attenuate

to make something smaller, thinner, or weaker

blithe

happy and without worry

coquettish

flirty

demure

shy, modest, reserved

dissonant

disagreeing or harsh in sound, out of harmony

implicit

suggested but not communicated directly

incongruous

unusual or different from what is around or from what is generally happening

indolent

disliking work or effort, lazy

lurid

horrible, shocking

pinion

to hold someone, especially by the arms, to prevent them from moving

saccharine

too sweet or too polite

sheepish

embarrassed, bashful

sinuous

having many bends or turns, indirect

spasmodic

happening suddenly for short periods of time and not in a regular way

spectral

ghostly, phantom

temperamental

moody, irritable, sensitive

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