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paradigm - model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word
condiments - seasonings; spices
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
grotesque - fantastic; comically hideous; strange and unnatural (causing fear or amusement)
accretion - growth or increase in size by gradual addition; growth; increase; increase by natural growth; Ex. towers and other accretions of the castle; V. accrete
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy