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dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
pious - devout; religious; N. piety
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
unwonted - unaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
evenhanded - impartial; fair
somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
extort - wring from; get money by threats, etc.; obtain by force or threats; CF. extortionate: exorbitant