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captious
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  • Then the old woman trudged out to get a girl for Hungry Joe, dipping her captious head sadly, and returned with two big-bosomed beauties, one already undressed and the other in only a transparent pink half slip that she wiggled out of while sitting down.

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  • The child is spoiled, captious, and insolent.
  • a captious and satirical nature

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