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connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
doggerel - poor verse
consanguinity - kinship; relationship by birth
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
comity - courtesy; civility; Ex. comity of nations
ovation - enthusiastic applause
loom - appear or take shape (usually in an enlarged, indistinct, or distorted form); Ex. The shadow of the gallows loomed threateningly. N: apparatus for making thread into cloth
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy