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dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
podiatrist - doctor who treats ailments of the feet; chiropodist; N. podiatrics
intelligentsia - intellectuals; members of the educated elite (often used derogatorily)
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
conducive - helpful; contributive; V. conduce; Ex. conduce to/towards
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
delusion - false belief; hallucination; deluding; Ex. delusions of grandeur; Ex. under the delusion that
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure