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alcove - nook; recess
historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
scruple - hesitate for ethical reasons; fret about; Ex. She did not scruple to read his diary; N: uneasy feeling arising from conscience; conscience
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
prance - move about in a spirited manner (proudly and confidently)
exult - rejoice
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
caricature - distortion; burlesque
ruffian - violent scoundrel; bully