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milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
abhor - detest; hate
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
lunatic - insane; Ex. lunatic asylum
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
charlatan - quack; pretender to knowledge (esp. in medicine)