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milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
colloquy - informal discussion; conversation
blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
maim - mutilate; injure lastingly; disable; cripple; Ex. maimed for life
incommodious - not spacious; inconvenient