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::: baroque - highly ornate
::: paltry - insignificant; petty; trifling; contemptible; Ex. paltry sum; CF. trash
::: privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
::: halfhearted - exhibiting little interest or enthusiasm
::: serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
::: waylay - ambush; lie in wait for and attack
::: inclined - tending or leaning toward; bent; V. incline: slant; dispose; be disposed; tend
::: actuarial - calculating; pertaining to insurance statistics
::: carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion