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engaging - charming; attractive
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
perceptive - insightful; showing a good ability at perceiving and understanding; aware; wise; of perception
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
adroit - skillful (in using mind or hand)
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
witless - lacking intelligence or wit; foolish; idiotic