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sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
browbeat - bully; intimidate
protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.
coax - persuade by flattery