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exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
premonitory - serving to warn
morbid - given to unwholesome or unhealthy thought; moody; characteristic of disease; Ex. morbid curiosity; N. morbidity; CF. disease
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
abash - embarrass
taciturn - habitually silent; talking little