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menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
sojourn - temporary stay; V: stay for a time
precise - exact
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
unwieldy - awkward (to carry or move); cumbersome; unmanageable