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animated - lively; spirited
havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
prodigy - highly gifted child; person with exceptional talents; marvel; wonder
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
savory - pleasant in taste; tasty; pleasing, attractive, or agreeable; Ex. savory reputation
proclivity - inclination; natural tendency (esp. towards something bad)
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.