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artisan - a manually skilled worker
amorous - moved by sexual love; loving; of sexual love; Ex. amorous advances
haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
fruitful - producing results; profitable; prolific; producing in abundance
nugatory - worthless; futile