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humor - indulge; comply with the wishes of; N. quality that makes something amusing; state of mind; mood; Ex. in a bad humor; Ex. out of humor
bedizen - dress with vulgar finery
contention - assertion; claim; thesis; struggling; competition
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
lachrymose - producing tears; tearful
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack