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Word: panache

Definition: flair; manner of doing things without any difficulty (causing admiration); flamboyance; bunch of feathers (on a helmet); Ex. with great panache; CF.


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::: arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
::: homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
::: reminiscent - suggestive of something (in the past); of reminiscence
::: actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
::: oculist - physician who specializes in treatment of the eyes
::: ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
::: firebrand - piece of burning wood; hothead; troublemaker; person who stirs up trouble
::: buffet - strike forcefully; slap; batter; knock out; N: table with food set out for people to server themselves; meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set