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buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
decrepit - weak and in bad condition from old age or hard use; Ex. decrepit old chair/man
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
conviction - judgment that someone is guilty of a crime; strongly held belief
transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
clapper - striker (tongue) of a bell
propitiate - appease; conciliate; make peaceful; ADJ. propitiatory
chivalrous - courteous; faithful; brave; N. chivalry