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novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
haggard - wasted away; gaunt; Ex. haggard faces of the rescued miners
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
adulation - flattery; admiration that is more than is necessary or deserved
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
amicable - peaceful; politely friendly; not quarrelsome; Ex. amicable settlement
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
wizened - shriveled; withered; Ex. wizened apple/old lady