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coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
resentment - indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
decadence - decay; fall to a lower level (of morality, civilization, or art); ADJ. decadent
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
onerous - burdensome
enjoin - command; order; forbid
astronomical - enormously large or extensive