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hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
fulsome - disgustingly excessive; offensively flattering; Ex. fulsome praise/expressions of admire
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
functional - made for practical use only (without decoration); functioning; Ex. functional modern furniture; CF. functionalism
supple - flexible; limber; pliant
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal