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::: stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
::: pachyderm - thick-skinned animal
::: unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
::: avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
::: inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
::: derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
::: hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
::: parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
::: somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
::: embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)