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foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow