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vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
bestow - confer
protagonist - leader or noticeable supporter of an idea; chief character in a play or story
impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
jaunt - trip; short journey
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
jocund - merry
engross - occupy fully; absorb