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libidinous - lustful
ecologist - person concerned with the interrelationship between living organisms and their environment; person concerned with the detrimental effects of human civilization on the environment; CF. ecology
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
practicable - feasible
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant