Magellan-WordMasters Challenge II

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entourage

surroundings, environment; a group of attendants, followers, retinue

crest

the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave, to reach the top of something

convivial

festive, sociable, having fun together, friendly

furbelow

a ruffle on a garment of clothing, or something showy or superfluous; a bit of showy ornamentation.

disfigure

mar the appearance of; spoil

gullible

easily fooled, tricked, or cheated

crony

a very close friend, pal, chum, buddy

repel

to push away, disgust, to drive back

luxuriant

abundant; rich and splendid; fertile

sinister

suggesting or leading to evil or harm

wasteland

uncultivated or desolate country, or absent of spiritual or emotional worth

resolve

cause to go into a solution, firmness of purpose, or to bring to an end

hermit

a person who lives alone, often far from a community

inveigle

to win over with trickery or flattery; to entice; to coax with deceitful talk; to dupe, lure

doughty

brave; courageous, resolute and without fear, valiant

benign

Pleasant and beneficial in nature or influence, not harmful to health

affect

to have an influence on, to bring about a change in

ostracize

to exclude from a group, banish, send away

cavalcade

procession of horses, vehicles or ships: dramatic sequence

enhance

to increase the value or beauty of something

unflinching

Firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back, not shrinking from from fear

ploy

a tactic intended to frustrate, embarrass, or gain an advantage over an opponent, a tactic in a game

infect

contaminate with a disease or germs, to taint or affect quality, character, or condition unfavorably

stark

providing no shelter or sustenance,complete or extreme
example: "stark landscape"

retinue

the group following and attending to some important person

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