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belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
prurient - having or causing lustful desires and thoughts; arousing immoderate sexual desire
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
innocuous - harmless
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
flair - talent
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow