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foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence
incorrigible - uncorrectable
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars