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paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
jocund - merry
doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
recount - narrate or tell (a story); count over again