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context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity
azure - sky blue
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
carefree - free from worries; having no problems