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Balk

Failure to complete something

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Banal

Lacking originality or freshness; ordinary

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Bane

Cause of great distress

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Bathos

Overdone sentimentality in a false way

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Bedevil

To harass,torment,plague

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Beguiling

Charming or enchanting in a fascinating/mysterious way

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Behemoth

Something big/significant

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Belie

To conceal/cover/deceive

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Belle Époque

Late 19th century to WW1 England

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Bellicose

Favoring or inclined to start quarrels or arguments or wars

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Bereft

Sad from having lost something

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Bibelot

A little trinket that is valuable and rare

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Blasé

Apathetic to pleasure or excimer as a result of overindulgence

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Bourgeois

Middle-class

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Bowdlerize

To censor

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Brio

Enthusiastic vigor or vitality

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Brobdingnagian

Gigantic, big and simple

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Bush league

2nd rate, rookie