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ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
tenancy - possession of land or building by rent; period of a tenant's occupancy
coquette - flirt; flirtatious woman; woman who tries to attract the admiration of men without sincere feelings; V.