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feign

(v) to pretend

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laconic

(adj) using few words

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mien

(n) an appearance

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veracity

(n) truthfulness

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wry

(adj) crooked

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confound

(v) to perplex

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curate

(n) a person of the clergy who assists a priest
(v) to take charge of

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ethereal

(adj) extremely delicate or refined

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gambol

(v) to frolic

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Mutability

(n) quality of being able to mutate

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nascent

(adj) beginning to exist or develop

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nonplused

(v) perplexed

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pedantic

(adj) overly concerned with small details

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quail

(v) to shrink with fear

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rhetorical

(adj) having the nature of being exaggerated