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reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
meager - scanty; inadequate
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
meter - arrangement of words in the form of poetry (by accentual rhythm)
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat