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unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
crass - very unrefined; grossly insensible; crude and undiscriminating; Ex. crass behavior
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
libidinous - lustful