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::: jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
::: disconcert - confuse; upset; embarrass; perturb
::: eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
::: demur - object (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
::: counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
::: heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
::: soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
::: collusion - conspiring in a fraudulent scheme to cheat or deceive others; V. collude
::: trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry