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Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence
functionary - official (who performs a particular function)
crone - hag; ugly old woman
pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
implacable - incapable of being pacified; impossible to appease; Ex. implacable enemy
subtlety - perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy; ADJ. subtle: delicate; so slight as to be difficult to detect; able to make fine distinctions; clever; Ex. subtle mind/differences in meaning
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
winnow - sift; separate the chaff from grain by blowing; separate good parts from bad; CF. wind