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simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
plebeian - common; vulgar; pertaining to the common people; N: common people in ancient Rome; CF. patrician
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
salubrious - healthful; conducive to health or well-being; socially desirable; Ex. salubrious area; CF. health
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
unprepossessing - unattractive
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
inebriated - habitually intoxicated; drunk; N. inebriety