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stodgy - dull; stuffy; boringly conservative; Ex. stodgy book
patois - local or provincial dialect
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity