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retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
allay - calm; pacify
obsequy - funeral ceremony
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
complementary - serving to complete something
recuperate - recover; return to health; regain; Ex. recuperate losses
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
abysmal - bottomless
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)