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propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
artifice - deception; trickery
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
anachronism - an error involving time in a story; something or someone misplaced in time; ADJ. anachronistic
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber