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banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
prolong - lengthen; extend; draw out