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::: vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
::: grotto - small cavern
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: malapropism - comic misuse of a word; CF. Mrs. Malaprop
::: inkling - hint; slight indication
::: nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
::: contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
::: mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
::: congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
::: feature - distinctive part of the faces (as the eyes or mouth); features: overall appearance of the face; prominent or distinctive quality; prominent article; film; V: make prominent