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crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation
abash - embarrass
humdrum - dull; monotonous
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
inveterate - deep-rooted; habitual; CF. grow old
gentility - those of gentle birth; high social class; refinement; quality of being genteel