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apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
staid - serious and sedate; sober; Ex. staid during the funeral ceremony
bloated - (unpleasantly) swollen or puffed as with water or air
finicky - too particular; fussy; difficult to please; too concerned with unimportant details or quality; Ex. finicky about her food
personable - attractive (in personality or appearance)
speck - small piece or mark; Ex. speck of dust in the eye