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dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
compulsory - obligatory; that must be done
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent
fallow - (of land) plowed but not sowed (to improve the quality); uncultivated
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
parity - equality; close resemblance; CF. disparate