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renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
lechery - gross lewdness; lustfulness; ADJ. lecherous; N. lecher: lecherous man
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
forthcoming - happening in the near future; ready; willing to help; Ex. No answer was forthcoming.
sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
purveyor - furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer; V. purvey: supply (eg. food); furnish; CF. provide
megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof