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scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
raconteur - story-teller; one who tells stories with wit and skill
tacit - understood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
berate - scold strongly
sagacious - wise; perceptive; shrewd; having insight; N. sagacity
conceit - vanity or self-love; too high opinion of one's own value; extravagant metaphor (in poetry)
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
halcyon - calm; peaceful; Ex. halcyon days
foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.