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Arcane

obsure; known only to a few people

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Clamor

shout; scream

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Discursiveness

long windedness; indirectness

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Flaunt

show off; display in a showy mannerInfamous

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Infamous

famous for something bad

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Mellow

soft; melodious; ripe

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Patron

one who give support (usually financial)

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Prostration

1. lying face down; 2. be overcome with extreme weakness

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Somnambulist

sleepwalker

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Vehemence

violence; fervor; forcefulness

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Archaic

ancient; outdated; old fashioned

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Clandestine

secret; covert; stealthy

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Disdain

contempt; strong dislike

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Flippant

making jokes about serious manners

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Infer

deduce; conclude

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Menagerie

collection of animals

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Patronize

condescend to; behave in an arrogant manner towards

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Protagonist

main character in film, book, play etc

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Soothsayer

fortuneteller

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Vehement

forceful