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aegis
a shield, protecting influence, or power
avocation
a hobby
charlatan
one who pretends to be an expert
elemency
mercy; leniency
cogitation
deep thought' meditation
condiments
spices or seasonings for food
deference
respect
denouement
the final conclusion of a drama
edifice
large or imposing building
fissue
narrow opening; cleft
fracas
a noisy dispute
harbinger
a forerunner; herald
infraction
a breaking of a law or rule
labyrinth
a maze; a series of intricate passageways
levity
lack of seriousness
ornithology
the study of birds
platitude
trite or commonplace statement
prowess
strenght, skill, or daring
queue
a file of people waiting in line
reproof
blame; censure
reticence
tendency to be silent or reserved
stipend
regular payment;salary
subterfuge
underhanded evasion;trickery
tirade
lenghtly speech or outburst
zealot
a fanatic; one excessively devoted to a cause