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empirical - based on experience
hazardous - dangerous
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
capillary - having a very fine bore; resembling a hair; fine and slender; Ex. capillary attraction; N: very fine hairlike tube; CF. capillarity
troth - pledge of good faith especially in betrothal; betrothal; Ex. by my troth
idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise