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caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
peruse - read through with care; N. perusal
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
martinet - strict disciplinarian; person who demands total obedience to rules and orders; CF. Jean Martinet
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
mellifluous - (of words or a voice) sweetly or smoothly flowing; melodious; having a pleasant tune