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originally, an ancient Roman temple to all of the gods, now used figuratively for any building or imagined place where the gods or the great heroes of a people are enshrined
person who takes care of or supervises something such as a museum, a collection, or a library
one who manages or supervises household affairs, finances, or property for others, especially, a person employed to oversee food and drink
person who creates dances, one who plans the movements of a dance, especially a ballet
public official charged with overseeing the activities of government agencies in order to protect the rights and interests of citizens
a dabbler, a person who follows an interest, especially in the arts, only superficially or as an amusement
one who pretends to have skill or to know more than he does, especially in order to take advantage of others
tending to doubt the virtue or sincerity of people's actions, inclined to believe the worst about motives and behavior
very exact in the fine points of conduct, scrupulously observant of proper procedure or ceremony
(to know how to do) a knowing what to do in any circumstances, a knack for always doing the right thing
Coup de grace
(a blow of mercy) a final blow, the finishing stroke to kill a victim and so put him out of his misery
(let do, that is, let people do as they please) noninterference, especially a public policy of economic nonregulation
(against the time) a mildly unfortunate event, a mishap, a minor embarrassment or misunderstanding
(fixed idea) an obsession, a fixed idea, a single notion which dominates a person's thinking
(ingenuous woman) in plays or films, an innocent young woman, an actress who plays naïve young women
(social set) group of people who frequently socialize together, a clique, especially a socially or intellectually exclusive group
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