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mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
reinstate - restore to a previous condition or position
effeminate - having womanly traits
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization