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wean - accustom a baby not to nurse; accustom (the young of a mammal) to take nourishment other than by suckling; give up a cherished activity; cause to gradually leave (an interest or habit); Ex. wean oneself from cigarettes
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
factious - inclined to form factions; causing dissension
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted