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::: tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: representational - (of a style of art) showing things as they actually appear in real life
::: agog - highly excited; intensely curious
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
::: slipshod - slovenly; careless; sloppy; untidy; shabby; Ex. slipshod work
::: anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
::: sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
::: adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality