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idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
concave - hollow; curved inwards; OP. convex
matriarch - woman who rules a family or larger social group
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy