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intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
multiplicity - state of being numerous or multiple; large number; Ex. multiplicity of details; ADJ. multiple: of more than one element
gargoyle - waterspout carved in grotesque figures on a building
sporadic - occurring irregularly; intermittent
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love
ascetic - practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism
revulsion - sudden strong feeling of disgust; sudden violent change of feeling; negative reaction; Ex. revulsion from the scenes of torture
frolicsome - prankish; gay; playful; merry; frisky
fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure