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prefatory - introductory; of a preface
recurrent - occurring again and again
jovial - good-natured; merry; cheerful
regimen - prescribed course of diet or exercise; prescribed diet and habits; Ex. daily regimen of a dancer
impropriety - improperness; unsuitableness
begrudge - envy; give or allow unwillingly; grudge; Ex. We shouldn't begrudge him his success.
trickle - flow in drops or in a thin stream; N.
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism