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paramour - illicit lover
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
totter - shake or move unsteadily; sway as if about to fall
onus - burden; responsibility
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
stereotype - one regarded as embodying a set image or type; fixed and unvarying representation; standardized mental picture often reflecting prejudice; Ex. stereotype of the happy slave; V: make a stereotype of; represent by a stereotype; Ex. It is wrong to stereotype people; Ex. stereotyped answer
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
premonition - forewarning; presentiment; foreboding