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ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)
lackluster - lacking luster(shine; gloss); dull
franchise - right or privilege granted by authority; right to vote; license to sell a product in a particular territory
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
lustrous - shining; brilliant; Ex. lustrous hair