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hovel - shack; small wretched house
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
crabbed - sour; bad-tempered; peevish; difficult to read as handwriting
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent