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distant - reserved or aloof; cold in manner; Ex. distant greeting; ADV. distantly
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
execrable - very bad; detestable
cascade - small waterfall
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense
discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)