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filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
indices - signs; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
decelerate - slow down
fabricate - build; lie; make up (a story) in order to deceive; Ex. fabricate the whole story; CF. fabric: underlying structure; Ex. fabric of society
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
furrow - long shallow trench made by a plow; deep wrinkle in the skin; V.
fathomless - too deep to be measured or understood; unfathomable
crest - top (as of a hill or wave); showy feathers on the head of a bird