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ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
enact - make (a bill) into law
inviolable - secure from corruption, attack, or violation(or profanation); unassailable; Ex. inviolable oath/rights; N. inviolability
scrappy - quarrelsome
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious