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genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
disgorge - surrender something (stolen); eject; vomit; OP. gorge
gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
bestial - beastlike; brutal; inhuman; very cruel
verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
refulgent - effulgent; brilliant; brightly shining; gleaming; Ex. refulgent moon