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worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
smolder - smoulder; burn slowly without flame; be liable to break out at any moment; exist in a suppressed state; Ex. smoldering anger
unseemly - unbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
sallow - (of the skin) yellowish and unhealthy-looking; sickly in color; Ex. sallow complexion due to jaundice
arbitrary - unreasonable or capricious; random; tyrannical; Ex. arbitrary ruler
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
gingerly - very carefully; ADJ.
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions