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jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
grunt - utter a deep guttural sound (as a pig does); N.
stout - rather fat; strong in body; sturdy; resolute; determined; strong in determination; Ex. stout stick/supporter
retort - quick sharp reply; V.
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
derogatory - expressing a low opinion; disparaging; V. derogate: detract; disparage
demise - death