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propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
desultory - aimless; haphazard; digressing at random
piebald - of different colors; mottled; spotted in different colors (esp. in black and white); Ex. piebald horse; CF. pie+bald
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
undertaker - funeral director; one whose business is to arrange burials
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
accomplice - partner in crime
arable - fit for growing crops; Ex. arable land