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suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
infirmity - weakness
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
convert - one who has adopted a different religion or opinion; V: change into another form; (persuade to) adopt a particular religion or belief
ornithologist - scientific student of birds; N. ornithology: scientific study of birds
squander - waste; spend foolishly
tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road