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disengage - uncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
chaffing - bantering; joking
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
miasma - swamp gas; heavy vaporous atmosphere often emanating from decaying matter; pervasive corrupting influence; noxious atmosphere or influence
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
feebleminded - deficient in intelligence; very stupid
overwrought - nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; CF. wrought: made or done
cloister - monastery or convent