cant - a portion, nook, niche
quest - any inquiry or investigation made in order to discover some fact, search or pursuit, made in order to find or obtain something.
a dime a dozen - plentiful or common place to the point of having little value
ornery - ordinary
josser - fellow, chap
fortyish - being about 40 years old, looking forty years old
flatulent - pompous, self important, pretentious
tuck -to thrust or put away (an object) into a close place where it is snugly held or concealed.
flap - part of the envelope (turnover)
sore - of a strong, severe, or violent character in respect of operation or effect; painful.
circumstantiate - to place in certain circumstances
intro - introduction
elaborative - capable of elaborating, tending to elaborate
ancestral* - of or inherited from ancestors
upstairs - at the top of, on a floor or in a room reached by, a flight of stairs; in one of the upper stories of a house.
straightaway - without hesitation or dalay
run off - to run away
plump - directly, at once, straight, without hesitation or circuitous action; directly facing in position.
in one's naturals* - in a perfectly naked state
blinkard* - one that blinks with or as if with weak eyes, one who has imperfect sight, a stupid or obtuse person.
evolutionary - evolutional (due to or produced by evolution)
inharmonious - not harmonious in relation, disagreeing, not in accordance
captious - faultfinding, caviling, severe
a trifle - in a small degree, a little
coincidental - occupying the same place or portion of space, having the same nature, character, or value.
clothier - a maker of cloth, one engaged in the cloth trade
rere - rearwards
contemplate - look at, inspect, study