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forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
pensive - dreamily or deeply thoughtful; sadly thoughtful; thoughtful with a hint of sadness; contemplative; CF. think over
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
Occident - the West
hoodwink - deceive; delude
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
thresh - beat (cereal plants) with a machine or flail to separate the grains from the straw