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dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
marsupial - one of a family of mammals that nurse their offspring in a pouch(pocket of skin or leather); CF. kangaroo, opossum, wombat
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
spectrum - colored band produced when a beam of light passes through a prism; broad and continuous range; Ex. whole spectrum of modern thoughts
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
nascent - incipient; coming into being or existence; Ex. nascent ability in music
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life