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aloof - apart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
penitent - repentant; N.
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
wholesome - conducive to mental or physical health; healthful
prank - mischievous trick
attest - testify; bear witness
levity - lack of seriousness or steadiness; frivolity; lightness of manner