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::: propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
::: hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather
::: ignoble - unworthy; not noble; dishonorable; Ex. ignoble deed
::: surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
::: effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
::: thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
::: brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
::: dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity