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raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
truncate - cut the top off; shorten
benefit - advantage; anything that brings helpl, advantage, or profit; money provided by the government to the people; fund-raising public entertainment; Ex. unemployment benefit; V: receive benefits; be beneficial to; give benefits
ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice