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::: mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
::: audacious - daring; bold; N. audacity
::: charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
::: aloft - upward; high up in the air
::: conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
::: turgid - swollen; distended (as from liquid)
::: bureaucracy - overregulated administrative system marked by red tape; ADJ. bureaucratic
::: discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
::: discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate