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dissonance - discord
peccadillo - slight offense or fault; CF. sin
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
pulpit - raised platform used in preaching (in a church)
smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
warrant - justification; written order that serves as authorization (esp. a judicial writ); Ex. search/death warrant; V: justify; guarantee
proviso - stipulation; condition in an agreement; provision
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow