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dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food
skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
eerie - weird; causing fear because strange
deify - turn into a god; make a god of; idolize; Ex. Kings were deified; CF. deity
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system