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ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
pith - core or marrow; spongelike substance in the center of stems; essence; substance
perturb - disturb greatly
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
inherent - firmly established by nature or habit; intrinsic
superannuated - retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete