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elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch
knell - tolling of a bell especially to indicate a funeral, disaster, etc.; sound of the funeral bell; V.
larceny - theft; Ex. petit larceny