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deliberate - consider; ponder; ADJ: done on purpose; slow
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
circuitous - roundabout
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully
caricature - distortion; burlesque
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity