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ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
figurine - small ornamental statuette(very small statue)
eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned