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chasten - discipline; punish in order to correct; CF. castigate
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
inordinate - beyond reasonable limits; unrestrained; excessive; Ex. inordinate demands
humdrum - dull; monotonous
awful - terrible; very bad
saunter - stroll(go for a leisurely walk) slowly; N.
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
resplendent - brilliant; splendid in appearance; dazzling; glorious
marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability