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eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
bemoan - lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
finale - conclusion; concluding part