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raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
clangor - loud resounding noise; sound of repeated clanging
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
polyglot - speaking several languages; multilingual; Ex. polyglot person/society; N.
ventilate - admit fresh air into to replace stale air
cavalier - casual and offhand; arrogant; N: knight
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude