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worldly - engrossed in matters of this earth; not spiritual; of the material world
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior