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prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
metaphysical - pertaining to speculative philosophy; of metaphysics; N. metaphysics: branch of philosophy that examines the nature of reality
catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes