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consonance - harmony; agreement
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
agape - openmouthed
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
coalesce - combine; fuse; N. coalescence