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avuncular - of or like an uncle
timidity - lack of self-confidence or courage
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
finery - beautiful clothes for a special occasion
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions