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dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
moribund - dying; at the point of death; CF. death
autonomous - self-governing; N. autonomy
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
disinclination - unwillingness
savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
saga - Scandinavian myth; any legend; long heroic narrative
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself