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stately - formal; ceremonious; grand in style or size; majestic
militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
import - significance; importance; meaning
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance