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dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
haggle - argue about prices (in an attempt to bargain)
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
demeanor - behavior; bearing
hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
nexus - connection
analgesic - causing insensitivity to pain; N.
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal