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rebus - representation of words in the form of pictures or symbols; puzzle in which pictures or letters stand for words; Ex. ``R U 18'' is a rebus for ``Are you 18''.
clandestine - secret
ineluctable - irresistible; not to be escaped; unavoidable
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
formidable - menacing; arousing fear; threatening; difficult to defeat; Ex. formidable foe/question
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)
peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
notable - conspicuous; worthy of note; remarkable; important; distinguished; noted
paramour - illicit lover