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environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
palate - roof of the mouth; sense of the taste
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
expatriate - exile; someone who has withdrawn from his native land; V: exile; banish; leave one's country
diaphanous - sheer; transparent
coiffure - hairstyle
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children