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cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
provisional - tentative; temporary
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
primp - groom oneself with care; adorn oneself
residue - remainder; balance
distend - expand; swell out
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate