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centripetal - tending toward the center
coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
pendant - (pendent) hanging down from something; pending; N: ornament (hanging from a necklace etc.)
drastic - strong; violent and severe; Ex. drastic changes/measures
pauper - very poor person
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
boorish - rude; insensitive