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enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
masochist - person who enjoys his own pain; CF. masochism
bastard - illegitimate child
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
composure - mental calmness
balk - stop short, as if faced with an obstacle, and refuse to continue; foil; stop or get in the way of; frustrate
bent - determined; Ex. bent on advancing in the business; N: natural talent or inclination
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
hinterlands - back country; inner part of a country; OP. foreland