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concoct - prepare by mixing or combining; make up in concert; devise (something false) so as to deceive; Ex. concoct an elaborate excuse for being late; N. concoction
bookish - fond of books and reading
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
repulsion - distaste; disgust; act of driving back; ADJ. repulsive: causing disgust; tending to drive away; V. repel (not `repulse')
habituate - accustom or familiarize; addict
catcall - shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.
madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic