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accessible - easy to approach; obtainable
effeminate - having womanly traits
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
warranted - justified; authorized
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
disingenuous - not naive; not candid; sophisticated; worldly wise; OP. ingenuous
rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate