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quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
replica - copy
auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
discriminating - able to see differences; discerning; prejudiced; N. discrimination
canto - division of a long poem
mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood
paramount - foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
beseech - beg; plead with