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discordant - not harmonious; conflicting
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
diligence - steadiness of effort; persistent hard work
prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
progenitor - ancestor
sinister - evil; ominous
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
nirvana - in Buddhist teachings, the ideal state in which the individual loses himself in the attainment of an impersonal beatitude
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.