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diaphanous - sheer; transparent
libretto - text of an opera or oratorio; CF. book
crypt - secret recess or vault usually used for burial; underground room (under a church)
assumption - something taken for granted; the taking over or taking possession of; Ex. her assumption of power; V. assume
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
citadel - fortress
shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
veneer - thin surface layer (of good quality wood, glued to a base of inferior material); cover; surface show; fa\c{c}ade; V.
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing
saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin