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nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
narcissist - conceited person; N. narcissism; CF. narcissus
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
marshal - put in order; guide ceremoniously to the correct place; Ex. marshal the children into the museum; N: military officer; official
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
license - official or legal permission; latitude of action or speech; excessive freedom that causes harm or damage; V.
notoriety - disrepute; ill fame
alcove - nook; recess
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme