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trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
hermetic - concerning alchemy or magic; obscure and mysterious; occult
lank - long and thin; Ex. Lank, gaunt, Abraham Lincoln
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
metropolis - large city
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)