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forthright - straightforward; direct; frank
conjure - cause to appear by magic; summon (a devil or a spirit) by magical power; practice magic (esp. by very quick movement of the hands); evoke; conjure up: bring into the mind; Ex. The magician conjured a rabbit out of his hat.
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
demographic - related to population balance; N. demography: statistical study of human population
malefactor - evildoer; criminal
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory