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prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
attest - testify; bear witness
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
consanguineous - (consanguine) having a common ancestor
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at