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sleeveless

adjective: 1. Unprofitable; futile; unreasonable; irrelevant. 2. Without sleeves.

button-down

adjective: 1. Conservative, unimaginative, conventional, staid, repressed, etc. 2. Relating to a collar that can be fastened to the garment. 3. Relating …

unshirted

adjective: 1. Serious; unmitigated. 2. Plain; undisguised.

alterity

noun: Otherness: the state or quality of being other or different.

panache

noun: 1. A confident, stylish manner; swagger. 2. A tuft of feathers on a headdress, such as a helmet, hat, etc.

canary

noun: 1. A small finch, native to the Canary Islands, having greenish to yellow color, and known for its melodious song. 2. …

butterfingered

adjective: Clumsy or careless, especially frequently dropping things.

zen

noun: An activity, approach, state of mind, etc., emphasizing intuition and insights, instead of fixation on goals. adjective: Calm, peaceful, unruffled.

hightail

adjective: Archaic. Named or called.

pinnacle

noun: 1. The highest point. 2. An architectural ornament capping a tower, buttress, etc. verb tr.: 1. To reach the peak of …

hackle

noun: 1. Hairs or feathers on the neck or back of some animals that stand up when the animal is agitated. 2. …

carapace

noun: 1. A hard shell on the back of animals such as turtles, crabs, etc. 2. An attitude developed as a protective …

rostrum

noun: 1. A platform, stage, dais, etc., for public speaking. 2. A beaklike projection on a warship, used for ramming another ship. …

savvy

verb: To understand or know. noun: Know-how, practical knowledge, or shrewdness. adjective: Shrewd or knowledgeable, especially in practical matters.

bivouac

noun: A temporary encampment, in the open air, typically without tents or cover. verb intr.: To take shelter temporarily for the night.

festoon

noun: A decorative chain or string, of flowers, leaves, ribbons, etc., hanging between two points. verb tr.: To make or hang festoons; …

balk

noun: 1. A check or hindrance. 2. A defeat or disappointment. 3. A beam or rafter. 4. A ridge; an unplowed strip …

woodshed

noun: 1. A place for storing firewood. 2. A place for administering punishment. 3. A place for intensive practice, especially music practice. …

intransigence

noun: Unwillingness to compromise, especially from an extreme position.

mummery

noun: An absurd, pretentious, or hypocritical performance.

soporific

adjective: 1. Inducing sleep. 2. Sleepy or drowsy. 3. Dull or monotonous. noun: Something that induces sleep.

vulnerary

noun: Something used for the healing of wounds. adjective: Useful in healing of wounds.