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sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
lascivious - lustful
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
flush - redden; blush; flow suddenly and abundantly; wash out by a rapid brief flow of water; N: reddish tinge; blush; brief rush; rush of strong feeling; Ex. flush of pride; ADJ: having surfaces in the same plane; even; blushing
glitter - shine brightly with flashing points of light; Ex. glittering diamond ring; N: sparkling light; attractiveness; glamor; Ex. glitter of the sun on the waves
primate - group of mammals including humans