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staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
scanty - meager; insufficient
paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
oratorio - dramatic poem set to music; long musical work with singing but without acting; CF. cantata
decoy - lure or bait; V.
visage - face; appearance
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy