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formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
demeanor - behavior; bearing
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
mirth - merriment; laughter
delusive - deceptive; likely to delude; misleading; raising vain hopes; Ex. delusive promises
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
skeptic - sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence supporting a point of view; ADJ. skeptical; N. skepticism; scepticism
brawny - muscular; having well-developed muscles
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven