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foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
musty - stale (in odor or taste); spoiled by age; CF. moist
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair
dint - means; effort; Ex. by dint of hard work
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation
fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary