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raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher
enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
mangle - tear or cut to pieces; mutilate or disfigure; Ex. badly mangled bodies
formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
voluminous - having great volume (as of a garment or container); bulky; large
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
espionage - spying