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whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
culprit - one guilty of a crime
fluted - having vertical parallel grooves (as in a pillar); V. flute: make long parallel inward curves in; N. flute: long rounded groove incised on the shaft of a column
comestible - something fit to be eaten
sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift