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carillon - a set of bells (often in a tower) capable of being played
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
orator - public speaker
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
jollity - gaiety; cheerfulness; ADJ. jolly: merry; gay
rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage