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atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
flora - plants of a region or era
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
lionize - treat (a person) as a celebrity