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proximity - nearness; ADJ. proximate
abstruse - obscure; profound; difficult to understand
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
vapid - lacking liveliness; dull and unimaginative; insipid and flavorless; Ex. vapid lecture
bizarre - fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional
transcribe - copy; write a copy of; N. transcription
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome