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Allure
The power to attract; enticement
blandishment
coaxing or cajolery by flattery
concord
harmony; peace
Coquette
a flirt
congenial
Agreeable; pleasent; sympathetic
dalliance
frivolous spending of time
Dulcinea
Mistress of Don Quixjote
enamored
Consumed by love
fidelity
faithfulness or loyalty
fervent
earnest or ardent for a cause
indelible
not capable of being deleted or obliterated
lothario
a man who seduces a woman
myrtle
any of various evergreen plants
oscular
the mouth like opening of a sponge to expel water
pine
To grieve or languish; to long for
sentient
having the power or feeling of perception
smitten
in live with; enamored
tryst
an appointed meeting; especially between two lovers
uxorious
excessively fond of ones wife
woo
seek the favor of someone or something
aglet
Tag or sheath used to pass the shoe laces through the eyelet holes
balclava
wool hood covering the neck and headl; worn mainly by skiers
cruciverbalist
Constructor of crossword puzzles
Dorthrea Dix
U.S journalist who pushed for prison and insane asylum reform
funambulist
one who performs on a tight rope
headcheese
Sausage or jellied meat loaf of chopped parts of head meat
invidious
tending to arouse animosity or resentment
jai alai
Court game where players use a basket strapped to the wrist to propel a ball
kinesiology
The study of the anatomy and physiology of human movement
limicolous
Living in mud
marinara
Served with a sauce of tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices
monophagus
eating only one kind of food
nyctophobia
fear of the dark
Frederick Olmstead
Famous designer of National Parks and the Capitol buildign
pampa
Grassland in South America
pyre
Pile of combusitbles used for cremating a corpse
rataouille
Vegetable stew made from eggplant, zucchini, etc
Satyagraha
The policy of non-violent resistance pioneered by Ghandi in India
tiramisu
rum cake layered with cheese
vespiary
colony of wasps
agora
place of congregation in ancient Greece; the market place
catgut
cat's-paw
catwalk
Thin tough cord made from animal intestines
Person used by another as a dupe
Narrow elevated walkway
deoxribonucleicacid
Genetic material which can self replicate and contains and contains all hereditary genes
billinsgate
foul abusive language
expostulate
to reason earnestly with someone in an effort to dissuade
foxglove
any of several herbs of the genus Digitalis
geniality
Of a friendly or pleasent manner or disposition
heliotropism
Growth of a plant towards or away from sunlight
isinglass
Thin transparent sheets of Mica
kumquat
small, edible, orange like fruit
lyrebird
Either of 2 Australian birds genus Menusa
morality play
15th century play which depicts the struggle of good versus evil
ocelot
nocturnal wild cat of South America with a gray or yellow coat and black spots.
pandowdy
Sliced fruit baked with sugar and spices in a deep dish
piazza
Public square with room for pedestrians in Italy
rouleau
Small roll of coins wrapped in paper
sexagenarian
Sixty year old
tonsure
Shaving of the head to become a monk
usury
Lending of money with an exorbonent amount of interest
wheyfaced
having a pale or white face