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giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
bookish - fond of books and reading
provisional - tentative; temporary
magnanimity - generosity; ADJ. magnanimous: generous
rankle - irritate; fester; annoy
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter