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quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
gaffe - social blunder
frivolous - lacking in seriousness; flippant; self-indulgently carefree; unworthy of serious attention; relatively unimportant; trivial
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
avarice - greediness for wealth
buffoonery - clowning
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart