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plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die