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seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
affront - insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally
annihilate - destroy
scintilla - trace; minute amount; shred; least bit; Ex. There is not a scintilla of truth; CF. spark
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
appease - pacify or soothe; Ex. appease a crying baby; N. appeasement
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
explicit - totally clear; definite; outspoken