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simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
defeatist - resigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
minatory - menacing; threatening
divest - strip (as of clothes); deprive (as of rights); dispossess; N. divestiture(divestment)
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
comestible - something fit to be eaten