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earthly - of this earth; terrestrial; worldly; not divine; possible; Ex. no earthly reason
brackish - somewhat saline
attribute - essential quality; V: ascribe; explain
allay - calm; pacify
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty