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heedless - not noticing; disregarding
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
slink - move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)