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conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage
enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
upbraid - reprimand; severely scold
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
temporal - of time; not lasting forever; limited by time; temporary; secular; worldly
liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad