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formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
restraint - moderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning