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Word: mannerism

Definition: distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)


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::: luxuriant - abundant; growing healthily and in large amounts; excessively ornate; rich and splendid; fertile; Ex. luxuriant forests/prose; CF. luxurious, luxuriate
::: pillage - plunder
::: arsenal - storage place for military equipment
::: substantial - of substance; material; solid; essential or fundamental; ample; considerable; well-to-do; wealthy
::: carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
::: fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre