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handsome - large in quantity; generous; Ex. handsome reward
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
crux - essential or main point; Ex. the crux of the problem; ADJ. crucial: of deciding importance
muddle - confuse; mix up confusedly; N: state of confusion
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
hover - hang about; (of birds or aircraft) stay in the air in one place; (of people) wait nearby; stay around one place; waver; be in an uncertain state
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird
primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game