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flatulent

related to gas in the alimentary canal

ceremonious

marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy

aloft

at or to great height

Pertinent

having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand

opulence

wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living

trivia

something of small importance

primogeniture

seniority by birth

scaffold

a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers

lament

a cry of sorrow and grief

holster

a sheath (usually leather) for a handgun or other tools

decollete

(of a garment) having a low-cut neckline

supine

offering no resistance, lying face upward

fiendish

extremely evil or cruel

demoniac

someone who acts as if possessed by a demon

callow

lacking experience of life, youth

missive

a written message addressed to a person or organization

wit

mental ability, clever expression

skittish

unpredictably excitable (especially of horses),lively

cherubic

having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub

sobriquet

a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

austerity

the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)

nether

located below or beneath something else

ambulatory

able to walk

languish

lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief

heed

paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

disinter

dig up for reburial or for medical investigation, dig earth

criterion

n. A standard by which to determine the correctness of a judgment or conclusion.

manifest

a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane, , reveal its presence or make an appearance

rusticate

send to the country, banned from college like suspension

banish

expel, as if by official decree, group

victuals

any substance that can be used as food

sybarite

a person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses

parley

discuss, as between enemies, conference

qualms

misgiving, uneasy fears, especially about matters of conscience

peripatetic

Walking about., a person who walk from place t place

feign

make believe with the intent to deceive, pretend

craven

an abject coward, cawardly

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