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mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
plaster - paste that hardens to a smooth solid and is used for coating walls; V.
outgoing - sociable; eager to mix socially with others
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty