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caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
mauve - pale purple
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
loath - reluctant; unwilling; disinclined; Ex. Romeo and Juliet were both loath for him to go.
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman