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alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry
cynosure - object of general attention; person or thing that is a center of attention; CF. Ursa Minor
skinflint - miser; stingy person
centrifugal - radiating; departing from the center
endear - make beloved; Ex. endear her to everyone; ADJ. dear: loved; cherished; high-priced
infantile - childish; infantlike
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
dumbfound - (dumfound) astonish (making dumb); ADJ. dumbfounded, dumfounded, dumbstruck
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.