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woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
unprepossessing - unattractive
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
trenchant - cutting; incisive; keen
jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking