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truncate - cut the top off; shorten
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
uncouth - boorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
niggardly - meanly stingy; parsimonious; N. niggard: stingy person
lewd - lustful
motility - ability to move spontaneously; ADJ. motile: moving spontaneously
ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort