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aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
bilk - swindle; cheat
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise