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beatific
(adj.) blissful, rapturous
behemoth
(n.) a creature of enormous size
blandishment
(n.) anything designed to flatter
cacophonous
(adj.) harsh-sounding, discordant
chicanery
(n.) trickery, deceptive practices
consign
(v.) to give over to another's care
coup
(n.) a highly successfully plan or stratagem
euphemism
(n.) a mild or inoffensive substitute
febrile
(adj.) feverish, frentic
gainsay
(v.) to deny, contradict
imminent
(adj.) about to happen
innate
(adj.) natural, inborn
loath
(adj.) unwilling, reluctant
manifest
(adj.) clear, evident to the eyes
minutiae
(pl n.) small or trivial details
moratorium
(n.) a suspension of activity
nostrum
(n.) an alleged cure-all; scheme of questionable effectiveness
pariah
(n.) one who is rejected
visionary
(adj.) not practical, lacking in realism; having the nature of a fantasy or dream
wizened
(adj.) shruken and wrinkled