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misdemeanor - minor crime; misdeed; wrongdoing
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
inflated - exaggerated; pompous; enlarged (with air or gas)
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
doggerel - poor verse
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
alchemy - medieval chemistry
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
traverse - go through or across