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dorsal - relating to the back of an animal; Ex. dorsal fin
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
suppress - put an end to forcibly; subdue; stifle; overwhelm; inhibit the expression of; check; prevent from being published or made public; Ex. suppress a smile; Ex. suppress the magazine/truth
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
berate - scold strongly
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art