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ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
construe - explain; interpret; Ex. construe her silence as meaning that she agreed; CF. misconstrue
crinkle - wrinkle
badinage - teasing conversation; banter; joking talk
circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
degradation - humiliation; debasement; degeneration; V. degrade: debase; disgrace; degenerate; reduce (something) in worth; demote (someone); reduce in rank
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose