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naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
tremulous - trembling; wavering
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
deference - courteous regard for another's wish; courteous yielding to another's wish or opinion (showing respect); ADJ. deferential; OP. effrontery
clique - small exclusive group of people
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
gangrene - decay of body tissue caused by insufficient blood supply (usually following injury); ADJ. gangrenous
unerringly - infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes