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propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
graze - (of an animal) feed on growing grass; cause (an animal) to feed on grass; scrape (esp. the skin) or touch lightly in passing; brush; Ex. We can't graze the cattle till summer; N: surface wound
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance