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gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
incandescent - strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting visible light when heated; Ex. incandescent light bulb; CF. candle
sprightly - lively
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
exceptionable - objectionable; likely to cause dislike; offensive; CF. unexceptionable: entirely acceptable
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer