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phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
vouchsafe - grant condescendingly; guarantee; Ex. vouchsafe your fair return on your investment
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
clientele - body of customers
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
discrepancy - lack of consistency or agreement as between facts; difference; Ex. discrepancy between two descriptions
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy