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urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
voracious - ravenous; eating large quantities of food; exceedingly eager; insatiable; Ex. voracious animal/reader
unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
indolent - lazy
subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
precept - practical rule guiding conduct; Ex. mother's precept
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
impair - injure; hurt; damage
stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer