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unkempt - disheveled; uncared for in appearance; not combed; CF. comb
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
vogue - popular fashion; Ex. Jeans became the vogue.
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
progeny - children; offspring; descendants
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
orthodox - traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine