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behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
inane - silly; senseless; Ex. inane remarks; N. inanity
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
reimburse - repay; pay back