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paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
denizen - (animal, person, or plant) inhabitant or resident of a particular place; regular visitor
lumen - unit of light energy (one candle's worth)
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
patois - local or provincial dialect
muted - silent; muffled; toned down; Ex. muted traffic noise
nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
monetary - pertaining to money