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craft - skill (esp. with one's hands); skill in deceiving people; guile; ADJ. crafty: cleverly deceitful; cunning
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
composure - mental calmness
patrimony - property inherited from a father
hideous - repulsive to the sight; ugly; repugnant; Ex. hideous face/scream
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
avalanche - great mass of falling snow and ice
cloying - distasteful (because excessive); excessively sweet or sentimental; V. cloy: become unpleasant through too much sweetness or excess
decorum - propriety; orderliness and good taste in manners; appropriateness of behavior or conduct