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provincial - pertaining to a province; limited in outlook; narrow; unsophisticated
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
connubial - pertaining to marriage or the matrimonial state
taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)
unregenerate - making no attempt to change one's bad practices
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.