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jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
labyrinth - maze
skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
belabor - harp on; dwell on tediously; explain or go over excessively or to a ridiculous degree; assail verbally; beat severely; attack physically
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus