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civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
unfaltering - steadfast; firm; not changing
plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set
trite - hackneyed; commonplace
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages