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prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
iniquitous - wicked; immoral; unrighteous; N. iniquity; Ex. den of iniquity
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
distinctive - clearly different from others of the same kind
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
drudgery - hard unpleasant work; menial work