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rosette
rose-resembling ornament or badge. decorative. worn on dress to indicate possessor of honor.
peony
garden plant: pink, red, white or creamy.
isinglass
transparent gelatin from air bladder of fish.
gunnel
upper edge of ship's side
marl
mix of clays, Ca and Mg carbonate, shells. used for fertilizer.
bight
bend or curve. mainly in shoreline. or wide bay.
ocher
orange yellow
impalpable
not perceptible to the touch
gloaming
twilight
transclucence
trasmitting light but with diffusion to eliminate clear images.
transmutation
transformed from one element to another by nuclear reaction.
derivative
copied or adopted.
prodigal
recklessly wasteful; extravagant
columbine
a plant with five spurred petals; dovelike
bedlam
madhouse
foolscap
13x16 paper
quire
set of 24 or 25 sheets orrrr 1/20 ream of paper
Ceres
Roman goddess of agriculture
Persephone
wife of Hades
obduracy
hardened against good influence
arcane
known only by those having special knowledge
dissipate
drive away or dispel
poignant
physically and mentally painful, but good for emotion
misogyny
hatred of women
vexed
irritated
appliqued
decorated by cutting pieces and applying to surface
bullion
gold or silver important with quantity; lace trimming
anomalous
abnormal
accoutrements
trappings, distinctions; issued to soldier
intransigence
refusal to compromise
paradigm
example
hosannas
shouts of praise
cicatrix
scar tissue on wound