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trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
hypercritical - excessively exacting; too critical (without noticing good qualities)
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
entomology - study of insects
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell
premeditate - plan in advance; Ex. premeditated murder
significant - expressing a meaning; important; Ex. significant smile; N. significance: importance; meaning; V. signify: denote; mean; signal; make known; matter; be significant
ambush - act of lying in wait to attack by surprise; sudden attack made from a concealed position; Ex. lie in ambush; V.