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::: idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
::: nexus - connection
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: mayhem - injury to body; crime of willfully maiming or crippling a person; violent disorder; Ex. mayhem in the zoo; CF. maim
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
::: cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
::: hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
::: catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
::: benediction - blessing