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jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
encompass - surround; include; Ex. His activities encompass publishing and computers.
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
yeoman - man or farmer owning small estate; middle-class farmer
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)