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gaudy - flashy; showy
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
brand - trademark; mark burned on the hide of an animal; mark burned into the flesh of criminals; mark of disgrace; V: mark with a brand; give a lasting bad name; stigmatize; Ex. The press branded him a liar.
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
inarticulate - speechless; producing indistinct speech; not articulate; not expressing oneself clearly
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
protrude - stick out; jut; project; Ex. protruding teeth