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spectral - ghostly; N. specter: spectre; ghost; phantom
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
benevolent - generous; charitable; having a wish to do good
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
beeline - direct quick route
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren