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poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
illicit - illegal
cessation - stoppage
odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
checkered - (chequered) marked by great changes in fortune; with many changes of fortuene; CF. checked: having a pattern of squares
singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times