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comeuppance - deserts; well-deserved punishment or misfortune; rebuke
firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
pretext - excuse
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
rusticate - banish to the country; dwell in the country
amiable - agreeable; lovable; warmly friendly
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times