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mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
inamorata - woman whom a man loves
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
glower - scowl; glare; look or stare angrily
inquisitive - eager for knowledge; unduly curious
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
perspicuous - (of something) plainly expressed; easy to understand; Ex. perspicuous comments