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coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
embargo - ban on commerce or other activity
orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
squeamish - easily shocked or sickened by unpleasant things; fastidious; Ex. A nurse should not be squeamish.
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
marred - damaged; disfigured; V. mar: spoil; disfigure
defalcate - embezzle
sober - serious; solemn; not drunken; abstemious or temperate; V: make or become sober
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
avuncular - of or like an uncle