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cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
parochial - narrow in scope or outlook; provincial; related to parishes
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
homespun - domestic; made at home; spun or woven at home; simple and ordinary; Ex. homespun philosophy
bucolic - rustic; pastoral