21 terms

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strudel
a pastry made from a thin sheet of dough rolled up with filling and baked
cerulean
resembling the blue of the sky
onomatopoeia
the use of words whose sound suggests the sense
patina
an appearance or aura that is derived from association, habit, or established character
discriminate
to make a difference in treatment or favor on a basis other than individual merit
visceral
dealing with crude or elemental emotions
ruminate
to engage in contemplation : meditate
archipelago
an expanse of water with many scattered islands
overwhelm
to overpower in thought or feeling
fey
crazy; marked by an otherworldly air or attitude
bamboozle
: to confuse, frustrate, or throw off thoroughly or completely
tramontane
lying on or coming from the other side of a mountain range
mountebank
a person who sells quack medicines from a platform
haberdasher
a dealer in men's clothing and accessories; in notions
vulcanize
to subject to or to undergo the process of treating crude or synthetic rubber or similar plastic material chemically to give it useful properties (as elasticity, strength, and stability)
gargantuan
tremendous in size, volume, or degree : gigantic, colossal
elucidate
to make lucid especially by explanation or analysis; : to give a clarifying explanation
splenetic
marked by bad temper, malevolence, or spite
trammel
a net for catching birds or fish
regardless
despite everything
coquetry
a flirtatious act or attitude