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fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
obligatory - binding; required; compulsory; V. oblige: constrain; make grateful; do a favor; accommodate
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
potentate - monarch; sovereign
calumny - malicious misrepresentation; slander
penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
calorific - heat-producing; N. calorie