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nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
incidental - not essential; minor; N: something incidental
exhilarating - invigorating and refreshing; cheering; V. exhilarate: make cheerful and excited; Ex. exhilarated by the ride in the sports car
perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
rigid - hard and unbending; stiff and unyielding; fixed in behavior or views; strict; rigorous; Ex. rigid rule
sleeper - one that achieves unexpected success; something originally of little value or importance that in time becomes very valuable
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk