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cacophonous - discordant; inharmonious; N. cacophony: unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty