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presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe