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sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
wizardry - sorcery; magic
temperament - characteristic frame of mind; disposition; emotional excess; ADJ. temperamental: of temperament; having frequent changes of temper; Ex. temperamental dislike of sports; Ex. temperamental actress
unmitigated - (of something bad) not moderated; unrelieved or immoderate; without qualification; absolute; Ex. unmitigated disaster
dingy - (of things and place) dirty and dull; Ex. dingy street/curtain
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear