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::: quicksilver - mercury
::: enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
::: propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: outskirts - fringes; outer borders (as of a city); Ex. outskirts of Boston
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
::: arduous - hard; strenuous; Ex. arduous work
::: estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
::: orthography - correct spelling; CF. ortho-: straight; correct; Ex. orthodontics
::: formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question