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raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
corporeal - bodily (rather than spiritual); of a bodily form; material; tangible
anoint - consecrate; put oil on (in a religious ceremony)
knave - untrustworthy person; rogue; scoundrel; jack; N. knavery
drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
jaunt - trip; short journey
intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist