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Aesthetic

adjective - sensitive to art or beauty; artistic
noun - aesthete

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Charisma

noun - a special quality of leadership or a special charm that captures the public imagination and inspires devotion
adjective - charismatic

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Kismet

noun - fate; fortune

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Conceive

verb - to imagine or develop as an idea; to understand, grasp; to become pregnant with

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Emphatically

adverb - forcefully; assertively
adjective - emphatic

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Martial

adjective - military; suggesting war; warlike

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Paradox

noun - a statement that may be true but seems to say contradictory things
adverb - paradoxically

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Opportune

adjective - advantageously timed; right for the purpose
noun - opportunity

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Recipient

noun - a person who receives something

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Wan

adjective - sickly, pale or faint; colorless

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Fabricate

verb - to build or manufacture; to make up or invent (as a story or excuse)
noun - fabrication

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Mediocre

adjective - only average or ordinary; medium; neither good nor bad (think of medium)

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Mien

noun - bearing; appearance; manner

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Prolific

adjective - producing a great deal of something
adverb - prolifically

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Qualm

(often used with have a) noun - uneasiness, misgiving or doubt; a feeling of nausea or sickness

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Gossamer

adjective - an extremely delicate variety of gauze; fine, filmy fabric, as in a cobweb

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Cliché

noun - an overused idea or expression; a trite, hackneyed saying

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Skiff

noun - a small boat made for rowing or sailing by one person, or perhaps two, but no more

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Livid

adjective - outraged; furious; having a discolored appearance due to anger or a bruise

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Specter/Spectre

noun -a ghostly apparition; a haunting image or prospect

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Pageantry

noun - an elaborate show, spectacle or procession, esp. with tableaux or floats