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accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
unobtrusive - inconspicuous; not blatant
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
trepidation - fear; nervous apprehension