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caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
chicanery - trickery; deception
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
recline - lie down
unfledged - immature; not having the feathers necessary to fly; CF. fledgling
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
austere - forbiddingly stern; ascetic; without comfort or enjoyment; severely simple and unornamented; Ex. a monk's austere life; Ex. austere grandeur of the cathedral; N. austerity
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude