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prattle - talk idly; babble; N. CF. prate
milieu - social environment; means of expression; Ex. feel out of one's milieu; Ex. His proper milieu is watercolor.
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
skittish - inconstant; capricious; frivolous; not serious; Ex. charming but skittish young woman; CF. skit
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
hardy - (of people or animals) sturdy; robust; (of plants) able to stand inclement(stormy) weather