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intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
gusty - windy
witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
defray - provide for the payment of; undertake the payment of; pay
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
Epicurean - believing that pleasure is good and suffering is bad and should be avoided; N.
forensic - suitable to debate or courts of law; of or used in legal proceedings and the tracking of criminals; Ex. forensic science/medicine
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties