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auxiliary - offering or providing help; additional or subsidiary; N: helper; assistant
sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
pinnace - small boat
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
innate - inborn
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel