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intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
unfeigned - genuine; real
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated
impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy