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enthrall - capture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
deprecate - express disapproval of; deplore; protest against; belittle; ADJ. deprecatory
gaffe - social blunder
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
pontifical - pertaining to a bishop or pope; pompous or pretentious; CF. pontiff: pope; bishop
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
acrophobia - fear of heights
marvel - To become filled with wonder or astonishment; N. One that evokes surprise, admiration, or wonder.
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)