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dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
caliber - ability; quality; diameter of the inside of a round cylinder; Ex. work of very high caliber
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
truism - self-evident truth
tractable - docile; easily managed; (of something) easily changed or molded; N. tractability
entice - lure; persuade to do (something wrong); attract; tempt
despise - look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition
remunerative - (of work) compensating; rewarding; profitable; well-paid; V. remunerate: reward; pay (someone) for work or trouble
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip