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connoisseur - person competent to act as a judge of art, etc. (whose judgments are respected); a lover of an art
increment - increase
gaunt - lean and angular; thin and bony; emaciated; barren
meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.