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::: caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
::: shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
::: repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
::: compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt
::: gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
::: chicanery - trickery; deception
::: idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
::: provocative - arousing anger or sexual interest; annoying; Ex. provocative in tight jeans; V. provoke: incite to anger; cause (an unpleasant action or feeling); N. provocation
::: flippant - lacking proper seriousness; Ex. flippant remarks about death; N. flippancy
::: efface - rub out; remove the surface of