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mores - conventions; moral standards; moral customs
ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
tinge - give a slight degree of a color or quality to; N: slight degree of a color or quality; Ex. tinged with grey/jealousy
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
propriety - fitness; quality of being proper; correct conduct; conformity to prevailing customs and usages; CF. proprietor, proprietary