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quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
exquisite - delicate; very finely made; extremely beautiful; Ex. exquisite piece of jewelry
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
minuscule - (miniscule) extremely small
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
retaliate - repay in kind (usually for bad treatment); V. retaliate
seminary - school for training future ministers; secondary school, especially for young women
gamut - entire range