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artisan - a manually skilled worker
ruse - trick to deceive; stratagem
aristocracy - hereditary nobility; privileged class; government by nobility; N. aristocrat
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
benediction - blessing
promontory - headland
precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
censure - blame; criticize; express strong disapproval; N: severe criticism; strong disapproval
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon