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::: decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
::: plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
::: corollary - natural consequence (which naturally follows from something else)
::: homeostasis - tendency of a system or organism to maintain relative stability or internal equilibrium; CF. homeo-: constant; Ex. homeotherm
::: traduce - expose to slander
::: finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
::: hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
::: communal - held in common; public; of a group of people; of a commune
::: levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner
::: causal - implying a cause-and-effect relationship; N. causality