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nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
garish - overbright in color; unpleasantly bright; gaudy
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
confound - confuse; puzzle
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
founder - person who establishes (an organization or business)