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panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
euphony - sweet sound; ADJ. euphonious
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct
benediction - blessing
dislodge - remove (forcibly); force out of a position; Ex. dislodge the food caught in his throat; CF. lodge
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
infest - inhabit in numbers large enough to be harmful; Ex. Mice infested the house; Ex. shark-infested waters
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)