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chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory