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crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
libidinous - lustful
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
bawdy - indecent; obscene; about sex in a rude funny way; CF. bawd
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
strut - pompous walk; V: walk in a self-important manner
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
genealogy - record of descent; lineage; ancestry; study of ancestry
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous