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dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
potent - powerful; convincing; persuasive; greatly influential
garnish - decorate; add a garnish to; decorate (food or drink) with small items such as lemon slices; N.
illicit - illegal