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dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
allay - calm; pacify
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
clout - great influence (especially political or social); hard blow with fist
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
indiscriminate - choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions