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::: salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
::: lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: tenuous - thin; slim; rare
::: forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.