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  1. charmingly simple
    idyllic:

    charmingly simple or rustic, extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque:

    Ex. 

    He lived an idyllic life in Tahiti.

    Fresh fruit and drinks are served in hammocks tocomplete the experience of   idyllic  rejuvenation.

    Come visit this magnificent offering of idyllic ,richly diverse land.

    Paddling is a great family activity, but even slow,idyllic  stretches of river   can have hazards.
  2. to become confused
    addle:

    • verb:
    • to become confused

    • adj:
    • to be mentally confused

    Ex. 

    The drug-addled teenager walked around and spoke nonsense.

    Any idea of attempting to follow this story mighteasily result in one becoming as addle -brained as are some of the characters.
  3. tendency
    proclivity

    natural or habitual inclinations or tendencies

    Ex.

    He had a proclivity to meticulousness

    And executives wonder where the government'sproclivity  for regulation will end.

    I'm pretty sure dogs are born with a proclivity  toenjoy riding in the car.


    Actually, given the proclivity  to oft show yourasininity, the commando style   befits you.


    By necessity, by proclivity  and by delight, weall quote.


    His proclivity  for gaining weight became a topicof public discussion.
  4. degrading/lowly, servile, servant
    menial


    adj.

    1.lowly and sometimes degrading: menial work.

    2.servile; submissive: menial attitudes.

    3.pertaining to or suitable for domestic servants; humble: menial furnishings.

    noun

    4.a domestic servant.

    5.a servile person.


    Ex. 


    Menial  jobs are available, but without a financialimperative few will take   them.

    Blacks were limited to menial  service jobs witha few working for the post   office.

    Not so long ago, executives would do meaningfulgreen jobs for menial  pay.

    He cut off ties with his parents and took a seriesof menial  jobs while   pursuing his hobby ofcollecting streetcar transfers.

    In Japan, apprentices may spend two or threeyears doing menial  kitchen tasks, then learningto make sushi rice.
  5. flexible
    lithe:

    supple, pliant, flexible


    Ex. 

    the lithe body of a ballerina can bend every which way

    Hunter-gatherers may have been so lithe  andhealthy because the weak were dead.

    These champion sprinters rely on long, muscularlegs to propel their lithe  bodies.

    These belonged to an epaulette shark, small andlovely and speckled, lithe  as an eel as it curledround a coral pillar.

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