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bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
comprise - include; consist of
mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
nourish - provide with food necessary for life and growth
unison - unity of pitch (in musical performance); complete accord; Ex. The choir sang in unison.
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority