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philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
bookish - fond of books and reading
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable