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dictum - authoritative and weighty statement (made by a judge in court); saying; maxim; CF. obiter dictum: incidental, nonbinding remark (something said in passing)
embroider - decorate with needlework; ornament (a story) with fancy or fictitious details; embellish
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous