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implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
nautical - pertaining to ships or navigation
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
evince - show clearly
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
abrasive - rubbing away; tending to grind down
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition