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draught - current of air (through a room or to a fire); act of pulling roads; act of swallowing liquid or amount of liquid swallowed at a time
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
unaccountable - unexplicable; impossible to account for; unreasonable or mysterious
thrall - slave; bondage; slavery; Ex. Her beauty held him in thrall; CF. enthrall
menace - threat; V: threaten
pique - irritation; resentment from wounded pride (eg. loss in a contest); V: provoke; arouse; annoy; cause to feel resentment; Ex. pique her curiosity
foible - small weakness of character; slight fault; CF. feeble
artisan - a manually skilled worker
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor
gerontology - study of the sociological phenomena associated with old age