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accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
courier - messenger
nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
diminution - lessening; reduction in size; V. diminish
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''