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jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
adept - expert at; very skilled
condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
captious - faultfinding; too critical
whorl - ring of leaves around stem; ring; circular arrangement; Ex. whorls on the fingers
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)