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alcove - nook; recess
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
azure - sky blue
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.