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sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
macerate - soften by soaking in liquid; waste away; Ex. macerate powdered wood to make paper
insensible - unconscious; unresponsive; insensitive; unaware; imperceptible; Ex. insensible of his danger/to pain; Ex. insensible change; CF. not the opposite of sensible
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
engaging - charming; attractive
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy
plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent