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Dormer
(n) a window for a room within the roof space that is built out at right angles to the main roof and has its own gable
Apron
(n) the projecting edge of a platform such as a theater stage, dock, or loading bay
Mecurial
(adj) lively, witty, fast-talking, and likely to do the unexpected
Turbulent
(adj) full of violent motion and agitation
Trepidation
(n) fear or uneasiness about the future or a future event
Crestfallen
– (adj) disappointed or humiliated, especially after being enthusiastic or confident
Enthrall
(v) delight, fascinate somebody thoroughly, engaging a person's attention completely
Insinuate
(v) to hint at something unpleasant or suggest it indirectly and gradually
Approbation
(n) a favorable opinion about something or somebody
Incarnerate
(adj) having a bodily form, especially a human form
Laconic
(adj) using very few words
Audacity
(n) willingness to challenge assumptions or tackle something difficult or dangerous
Imbue
(v) to make somebody or something rich with a particular quality
Caliber
(n) somebody's ability, intelligence, or character
Monotonous
(adj) uninteresting or boring as a result of being repetitive and unvaried
Saccharine
(adj) excessively sweet and ingratiating
Ignoramus
(n) an offensive term that deliberately insults somebody’s intelligence
Raucous
(adj) loud and harsh-sounding
Affirm
(v) to declare positively that something is true
Agonize
(v) to think about something in detail, for a long time, before making a decision
Indignant
(adj) annoyed at the apparent unfairness or unreasonableness of something
Placate
(v) to make somebody less angry or hostile, by doing or saying things to please him
Idyllic
(v) serenely beautiful, untroubled, and happy
Elegiac
(adj) expressing sorrow or regret
Infuriate
(v) to make somebody extremely angry