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pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
stringent - (of rules) binding; rigid; marked by scarcity of money; Ex. stringent economic conditions
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
credence - belief
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender