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::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: jaundice - medical condition in which the skin, the white part of the eyes, etc. turn yellow; V: affect with jaundice; affect with prejudice, envy, or hostility; bias
::: unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
::: doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
::: ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
::: graphic - pertaining to the art of delineating; vividly described
::: expostulation - protest; remonstrance; reasoning with someone to correct or dissuade; V. expostulate
::: oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
::: dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
::: panache - flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.