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pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
odorous - having an odor
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
expenditure - payment or expense; expending; something expended; output; Ex. receipt for the expenditure; Ex. expenditure of all the energy
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
prolixity - tedious wordiness; verbosity; ADJ. prolix: wordy; verbose; diffuse
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer