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smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
dishearten - discourage
idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
materialism - preoccupation with physical comforts and things; excessive regard for worldly concerns (rather than spiritual matters)
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
boor - rude, insensitive person
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
inasmuch_as - since; owing to the fact that
humid - damp; N. humidity