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disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
centripetal - tending toward the center
impecunious - without money