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::: insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
::: nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
::: congenital - existing at birth
::: mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
::: compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
::: perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
::: welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
::: plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
::: disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
::: provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated