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rigor - severity; Ex. rigors of the Russian winter
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
labyrinth - maze
alacrity - cheerful promptness without reluctance