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unprepossessing - unattractive
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
glutton - someone who eats too much; ADJ. gluttonous: given to gluttony; greedy; CF. gluttony: habit of eating too much
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
transpire - (of a fact) become known; be revealed; happen; give off (watery waste matter) through pores
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance