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tentative - not fully worked out or developed; provisional; experimental; uncertain; hesitant; not definite or positive; Ex. tentative agreement/reply
primogeniture - seniority by birth; state of being the first-born child; right of the eldest child (to inherit the entire property of one or both parents)
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
emollient - soothing or softening remedy (for the skin); ADJ.
ceremonious - marked by formality; extremely formal and polite; CF. ceremony: conventional social courtesy
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
premise - assumption; postulate; proposition upon which an argument is based
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike