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filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
bookish - fond of books and reading
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility