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cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
monumental - massive; impressively large; built as a monument
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
exude - flow out slowly; discharge (gradually); give forth; N. exudation
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
artifice - deception; trickery
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short