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urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
captious - faultfinding; too critical
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
enlist - (cause to) join the armed forces; obtain (help, sympathy, or support)
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
colossus - gigantic statue; person or thing of great size or importance
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric