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rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
gruel - thin liquid porridge
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
turmoil - extreme confusion; great commotion and confusion; Ex. throw the country into turmoil
blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight