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jaunty - cheerful and pleased with life; lighthearted; animated; easy and carefree; dapper in appearance; Ex. jaunty person/hat
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
comprise - include; consist of
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
tempestuous - stormy; violent; impassioned; N. tempest: violent storm
hirsute - hairy; having a lot of hair
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
mendicant - beggar; ADJ: living as a beggar
insurgent - rebellious; N.