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::: chaffing - bantering; joking
::: coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
::: contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: stricture - severe and adverse criticism; critical comments; limit or restriction
::: monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
::: marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
::: sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
::: mischance - ill luck
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.