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taunt - deride or provoke; challenge in derision; N.
patois - local or provincial dialect
ordeal - severe trial or affliction; difficult experience; trial(test of patience or endurance); affliction
embellish - adorn; ornament; enhance as a story (by adding fictitious details)
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
bullion - gold and silver in the form of bars
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear