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callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
archipelago - group of closely located islands
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice