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lewd - lustful
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
conjecture - surmise; guess; V.
accoutre - equip; N. accoutrement
plait - braid; interwine; interweave strands or lengths of; make by weaving strands together; Ex. plaited hair; N: braided length as of hair o fabric; CF. pigtail, ponytail
lucre - money; profit; Ex. filthy lucre
titular - of a title; in name only; nominal; having the title of an office without the obligations; Ex. titular head of the company
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)