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flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk
hapless - unfortunate; luckless
appurtenances - subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing
daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
deplore - regret; express sorrow and severe disapproval for something bad; Ex. deplore their violent behavior; ADJ. deplorable: very bad; deserving severe disapproval; Ex. deplorable living condition
colloquial - pertaining to conversational or common speech; informal; N. colloquialism: colloquial expression
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
frustrate - thwart; defeat; prevent from accomplishing a purpose
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination