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apprise - inform
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
concatenate - link as in a chain
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
unintimating - unfrightening