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engaging - charming; attractive
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
dichotomy - division into two opposite parts; split; branching into two parts (especially contradictory ones)
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
bombardment - attack (as with missiles or bombs); V. bombard
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)