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unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
defrock - strip a priest or minister of church authority; unfrock
incompatible - inharmonious; N. incompatibility
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable