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entrance - put under a spell(condition caused by magical power); carry away(fill with strong feeling) with emotion; put into a trance; fill with delight
dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
earmark - set aside (money or time) for a particular purpose
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
arcane - esoteric; secret; mysterious; known only to the initiated; Ex. arcane ritual; Ex. arcane process closed to the uninitiated listener
salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation