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chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
proliferate - grow rapidly (in numbers); spread; multiply; N. proliferation
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
aesthetic - artistic; dealing with or capable of appreciating the beautiful (of a person or building); CF. aesthete; CF. aesthetics
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
encircle - surround
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
dignitary - person of high rank or position