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earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement