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gusty - windy
modish - fashionable; conforming to the current fashion
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
shrewd - clever; astute
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
cordial - warmly friendly; gracious; heartfelt; Ex. cordial welcome
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch