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dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman
calculated - deliberately planned; likely
kinetic - producing motion; of motion
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
fluency - smoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
chaffing - bantering; joking
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer