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effeminate - having womanly traits
quiescent - dormant; temporarily inactive; at rest; N. quiescence
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
burnish - make shiny by rubbing; polish
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath