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::: knack - special talent; art
::: temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
::: egoism - excessive interest in one's self; belief that one should be interested in one's self rather than in others; selfishness; ADJ. egoistic, egoistical
::: waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
::: bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
::: decoy - lure or bait; V.
::: contest - dispute; argue about the rightness of; compete for; try to win; Ex. contest the election results; Ex. contest a seat in Parliament; N.
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
::: pittance - small amount (of money); small allowance or wage