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coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
problematic - causing a problem; open to doubt; doubtful; unsettled; questionable; Ex. Whether the arena will ever be completed is problematic.
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
adamant - hard; inflexible
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist