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circlet - small ring; band of gold, silver, jewel, etc. (worn on the head, arms, or neck as decoration)
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
inimitable - matchless; not able to be imitated
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
malediction - curse
hostage - person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
uproarious - marked by commotion or uproar; very noisy (esp. with laughter); hilarious; causing loud laughter; extremely funny