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vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
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
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
brisk - quick and active; marked by liveliness and vigor
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse