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idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
blunder - error; stupid mistake
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship
procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos