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gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
concord - harmony; accord
sleight - dexterity; CF. sleight of hand: legerdemain; quickness of the hands in doing tricks
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
panacea - cure-all; remedy for all diseases
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
gavel - hammerlike tool; mallet(wooden hammer) used by a presiding officer or an auctioneer; V.
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car