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cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
trifling - trivial; unimportant
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
integrity - honesty; uprightness; wholeness; state of being whole and undivided; completeness
transparent - permitting light to pass through freely; easily detected; obvious; clear; Ex. transparent lie