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fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
tangential - only slightly connected; not central; peripheral; digressing; showing divergence; CF. tangent
motley - multi-colored (as of a garment worn by a jester); mixed; heterogeneous; CF. jester: one who jests (as a paid fool at medieval courts)
capacious - spacious
trickster - person who cheats people
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value