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prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
refraction - bending of a ray of light
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
compelling - overpowering; irresistible in effect; holding one's attention; that compels one to do something; Ex. a compelling adventure story; V. compel
expeditious - done with speed; quick; N. expedition
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate