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::: fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
::: prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
::: proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
::: bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)
::: solemnity - seriousness; gravity
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate