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simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
maudlin - effusively sentimental
usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
repartee - quick clever reply
renown - fame; ADJ. renowned
nomenclature - terminology(system of specialized words); system of names or naming things
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair