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voracious

greedy, incapable of being satisfied

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proximity

nearness

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mercurial

changeable, vivacious

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acrid

sharp in smell or taste

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paragon

a model, a type of perfection

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potpourri

a mixture

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rapport

relationship characterized by harmony, communication

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laconic

using words sparingly

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refute

to prove wrong

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ingénue

naïve young woman, actress playing such a role

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proffer

to offer, to present for acceptance such as an idea

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route (v)

to put to flight, defeat

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rout (n)

a state of wild confusion or disorderly retreat; a disastrous defeat; a fashionable gathering

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weal

well-being, prosperity

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verisimilitude

honesty, truthfulness

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saturnine

gloomy, dull

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seigneur

a feudal lord

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indelibly

cannot be erased or removed

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hermetic

airtight

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anthropomorphic

attributing human form or characteristics to non-humans, especially gods