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geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
frisk - move about playfully; froric; ADJ. frisky: playful
conspiracy - treacherous plot; secret plan against the law (by two or more people)
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant