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::: whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
::: ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
::: accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
::: liaison - contact that keeps parties in communication; communication between groups; one that maintains communication; go-between; secret love affair; V. liaise: keep a connection
::: subdue - less intense; quieter; Ex. subdued lighting; Ex. subdue: conquer; make less intense; quiet; Ex. subdue one's anger
::: malignant - tending to cause death; highly injurious; aggressively malevolent; Ex. malignant tumor
::: palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
::: rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
::: fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army