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guise - outward appearance; costume; Ex. in a new guise
alimony - payments made regularly to an ex-spouse after divorce
infantile - childish; infantlike
dermatologist - one who studies the skin and its diseases
engulf - surround and swallow up
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident