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raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
enduring - lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
prelate - church dignitary; priest of high position in the church (esp. bishop)
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
clasp - hold firmly within arms
relegate - put into a lower or worse place; banish to an inferior position; delegate; assign; Ex. relegate the old furniture to the children's room; Ex. relegated to the second division