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disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
impromptu - without previous preparation; off the cuff(end of a sleeve); on the spur of the moment
legerdemain - sleight(dexterity) of hand; CF. light of hand
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
debauch - corrupt morally; seduce from virtue; N. debauchery: wild behavior (with sex and alcohol)