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quaint - odd in an old-fashioned way; odd; old-fashioned; picturesque
askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
vilify - slander; speak evil of; N. vilification
confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
existential - pertaining to existence; pertaining to the philosophy of existentialism
momentum - quantity of motion of a moving body; impetus; moving force
chaperon - older person who accompanies and supervises a young unmarried woman
ravage - devastate; plunder; despoil; Ex. crops ravaged by storms