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misogamy - hatred of marriage
ensconce - settle comfortably; place comfortably (in a secure place)
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
bestow - confer
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse