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Word: unprepossessing

Definition: unattractive


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::: illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
::: 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
::: catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
::: academic - related to a school; not practical or directly useful
::: perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
::: impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
::: deploy - spread out (troops) in an extended though shallow battle line; distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically