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horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
rampart - defensive mound of earth
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
adept - expert at; very skilled
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs