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facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
diadem - crown
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
hubbub - confused uproar; loud noise; din