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insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
jocund - merry
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
bigotry - stubborn intolerance
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties