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masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
luminous - shining (esp. in the dark); issuing light; Ex. luminous paint/road signs
pigment - coloring matter (usually powder to be mixed with water or oil)
disdain - treat with scorn or contempt