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decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
concentric - having a common center
guileless - without deceit
maverick - rebel; nonconformist (in a group)