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crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
whimsical - capricious; fanciful; amusingly strange
clandestine - secret
bristle - short stiff hair; V: (hair or fur) stand up stiffly
thrifty - careful about money; economical; N. thrift
prologue - introduction (to a poem or play)
latch - fastening or lock consisting of a movable bar that fits into a notch; V: close with a latch
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre