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droll - queer and amusing
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
coax - persuade by flattery
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack