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engaging - charming; attractive
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
neologism - new or newly coined word or phrase
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar