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Tincture n.
1. slight flavor or trace. 2. tinge (of a color). 3. medicinal solution (of a drug) in alcohol.
countenance n.
1a. the face. b. facial expression. 2. composure.
reproach
v.tr. express disapproval to (a person) for a fault, etc. n. 1. rebuke or censure. 2. thing that brings disgrace or discredit. 3. disgraced or discredited state.
inscrutable
adj. mysterious; impenetrable
chimera
1. Greek mythol. fire breathing female monster with a lion's head, a goat's body and a serpent's tail. 2. fantastic or grotesque product of the imagination.

*chimeric, chimerical
indolent
adj. Lazy.
cabal
n. 1. secret intrigue. 2. political clique.
intrigue
v. 1a. carry on an underhand plot. b. use secret influence. 2. arouse the curiosity of.
respite
n. 1. interval of rest or relief. 2. delay permitted before discharge of obligation or suffering of penalty.
immure
v.tr. enclose within walls; imprison
assiduous
adj. 1. persevering; hardworking. 2. attending closely.