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::: urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
::: abhor - detest; hate
::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: aromatic - fragrant; having a sweet smell; N. aroma: strong pleasant smell
::: deserts - what someone deserves
::: deterrent - something that discourages or deters