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skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
prohibitive - so high as to prohibit purchase or use; tending to prevent the purchase or use of something; prohibiting; inclined to prevent or forbid; Ex. prohibitive tax
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
natty - neatly or smartly dressed; dapper; smart; Ex. natty dresser
behoove - (behove) be suited to; be incumbent upon; be right and necessary; Ex. It behooves one to do.
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
earthy - unrefined; coarse; of earth; Ex. earthy remarks; OP. ethereal