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codicil - supplement to the body of a will; later addition to a will
intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
indicative - suggestive; implying; serving to indicate
encomiastic - praising; eulogistic; N. encomium: very high praise; eulogy
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
taint - contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad; Ex. tainted reputation; N: stain; touch of decay or bad influence; CF. touch
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy