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eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
dyspeptic - suffering from indigestion; N. dyspepsia: indigestion; difficulty in digesting food
aspirant - seeker after position or status
genteel - well-bred; elegant; striving to convey an appearance of refinement; Ex. genteel poverty
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
culvert - artificial channel for water; drain crossing under a road
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal