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impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
mesmerize - hypnotize; N. mesmerism; CF. Franz Mesmer
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array
cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
hoodwink - deceive; delude
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
patrimony - property inherited from a father