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seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
bicameral - two-chambered as a legislative body
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
inquisitor - questioner (especially harsh); investigator; person making an inquisition
tarry - linger; delay in starting or going; dawdle
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next