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skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
placebo - harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
florescence - condition or period of flowering
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird