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temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
ancestry - family descent; ADJ. ancestral
egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
rustic - pertaining to country people; unsophisticated; simple; crude; uncouth; (of furniture) rough with the bark left on; N. rural person; rustic person
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
discernible - distinguishable; perceivable; Ex. discernible improvement