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sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
anonymity - state of being nameless; anonymousness; ADJ. anonymous
lucrative - profitable; producing wealth
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
animated - lively; spirited
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination