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confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
baroque - highly ornate
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more