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::: nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
::: incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
::: niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
::: dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
::: lethargic - drowsy; dull; N. lethargy: state of sluggishness and inactivity
::: pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
::: whittle - pare; cut away thin bits (from wood); fashion in this way; reduce gradually; trim
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
::: subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.