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::: paramour - illicit lover
::: forfeit - something surrendered as punishment for a crime or breach of contract; V: lose as a forfeit; N. forfeiture
::: amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
::: taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
::: mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
::: miserly - stingy; mean
::: rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
::: modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
::: desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
::: compunction - remorse; strong uneasiness caused by guilt