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conventional - ordinary; typical; not nuclear; Ex. conventional weapons
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
giddy - light-hearted; not serious; frivolous; dizzy; causing dizziness; Ex. giddy youth; Ex. giddy climb/height
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
callous - hardened; unfeeling; without sympathy for the sufferings of others; unkind
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
connivance - pretense of ignorance of something wrong; assistance; permission to offend; V. connive: feign ignorance (of a wrong); cooperate secretly in an illegal action; conspire
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool