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converse - opposite; ADJ.
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
spangle - small shiny metallic piece sewn to clothing for ornamentation
nocturnal - done or active at night; Ex. nocturnal animals/raids; CF. nocturne
buffoon - stupid person; clown