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genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
pecuniary - pertaining to money
deterrent - something that discourages or deters
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
apathy - lack of caring; indifference; lack of concern or interest in important matters; Ex. He was sunk in apathy after his failure; ADJ. apathetic
refractory - unmanageable; disobedient and stubborn; Ex. refractory horse
viscid - adhesive; gluey
crave - desire; want intensely
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate