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unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
gild - cover with a thin layer of gold
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
surly - bad-tempered; rude; cross
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
juridical - of the law and its administration; CF. judicial: of courts of law; CF. judiciary