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comport - bear one's self; behave; Ex. comport oneself; N. comportment
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
odorous - having an odor