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stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
warranted - justified; authorized
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
commodious - spacious and comfortable