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naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
withstand - stand up against; resist successfully
putrescent - becoming putrid; putrefying
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
misogamy - hatred of marriage
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.