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cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
platonic - purely spiritual; theoretical; without sensual desire
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
juncture - crisis; point in time; joining point; joint; act of joining
hygiene - science and practice of the promotion and preservation of health; ADJ. hygienic: showing careful attention to cleanness (to prevent disease); Ex. hygienic condition
compensatory - making up for; repaying
odoriferous - giving off an odor