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Barrage

(n) a concentrated outpouring, as of questions or blows

Brazen

(ad j) bold and without shame; harsh in sound (poetic/literary)

Ennui

(n) a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction aris ing from a lack of occupation or excitement

Schism

(n) a split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief

Austere

(ad j) severe or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance; unadorned; no comforts or luxuries

Effeminate

(ad j) (of a man) having or showing characteristics regarded as typical of a woman; unmanly

Nuance

(n) a subtle difference in or shade of meaning, expression, or sound

Feign

(v) pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury)

Mien

(n) a person's look or manner, esp. one of a particular kind indicating their character or mood

Mutability

(adj) liable to change

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