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unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
polar - of a pole; characterized by opposite extremes; Ex. polar opposites
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
accost - approach and speak first to a person
parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
wary - very cautious; watchful
viper - poisonous snake
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life