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privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
gust - strong abrupt rush of wind; V. CF. bluster
sensual - devoted to the pleasures of the sense; carnal; voluptuous; Ex. sensual woman/curves/lips
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
breach - breaking of contract or duty; fissure or gap; opening; V.
complementary - serving to complete something
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
illusive - deceiving; based on illusion; causing illusion; deceptive