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ancillary
adj

supplementary
bowdlerize
vb

to remove material considered offensive
condescend
vb

to come down or stoop voluntarily to a lower level
cozen
vb

to trick; cheat
enclave
n

an enclosed district, region, or area inhabited by a particular group of people or having a special character
forte
n

a persons strong point
gratis
adj

free

adv

without charge
icon
n

a representation or image of a sacred personage, often considered sacred itself
interstice
n

a small, narrow space between things or parts of things
macrocosm
n

the universe considered as a whole
mountebank
n

a trickster or swindler
paean
n

a song of praise, joy, or triumph
persiflage
n

lighthearted joking, talk, or writing
plethora
n

overfullness
pragmatic
adj

concerned with practical considerations or values
quizzical
adj

puzzled
rapacity
n

inordinate greed
schism
n

a formal split within a religious organization
therapeutic
adj

having the power to heal or cure
virtuoso
n

a brilliant performer

adj

masterly or brilliant