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to beguile 

beguiling (adj)  

  1. To charm, to delight
  2. to deceive skillfully 

2

benevolence

benevolent 

  • Wishing to do good; kindly; characterized by helpful intentions 
  • Concerned with, or for the benefit of charity

3

decorum 

decorous 

appropriateness of behavior, propriety 

4

Demeanor 

the way one behaves or presents oneself; one's manner 

5

feral 

Wild and untamed; savage

Having returned to an untamed state from domestication

6

ignoble 

mean, unethical, or dishonorable; not noble in character

not of the nobility; common

7

Mores 

Accepted standards and customs of a social group 

8

Provincialism 

Provincial

province 

Relating to areas that are far from large cities or capitals. 

Not sophisticated, fashionable, or informed; culturally limited

limited or narrow in perspective 

9

unseemly 

unfitting and inappropriate; grossly improper 

10

wily 

wiliness 

cunning; full of trickery or intentions to deceive  

11

  1. To charm, to delight
  2. to deceive skillfully 

to beguile 

beguiling (adj)  

12

  • Wishing to do good; kindly; characterized by helpful intentions 
  • Concerned with, or for the benefit of charity

benevolence

benevolent 

13

appropriateness of behavior, propriety 

decorum 

decorous 

14

the way one behaves or presents oneself; one's manner 

Demeanor 

15

Wild and untamed; savage

Having returned to an untamed state from domestication

feral 

16

mean, unethical, or dishonorable; not noble in character

not of the nobility; common

ignoble 

17

Accepted standards and customs of a social group 

Mores 

18

Relating to areas that are far from large cities or capitals. 

Not sophisticated, fashionable, or informed; culturally limited

limited or narrow in perspective 

Provincialism 

Provincial

province 

19

unfitting and inappropriate; grossly improper 

unseemly 

20

cunning; full of trickery or intentions to deceive  

wily 

wiliness 

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