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unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
shear - remove (fleece or hair) by cutting; remove the hair or fleece from; cut with or as if with shears; N: shears; pair of scissors
navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad