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entrepreneur - businessperson (who assumes the risk of a business venture); contractor; ADJ. entrepreneurial
diadem - crown
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
obloquy - slander; disgrace; infamy
miscellany - mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items
bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
sardonic - scornfully mocking; disdainful; sarcastic; cynical; Ex. sardonic smile
makeshift - temporary expedient or substitute (in the case of urgent need); Ex. makeshift shelter