appurtenance (n.) — an accessory or other item associated with a particular activity or style of living

weal (n.) — that which is best for someone or something

laconic (adj.) — using very few words

indubitable (adj.) — impossible to doubt

mirth (n.) — amusement

magnanimity (n.) — generosity

puce (adj.) — of a dark red or purple-brown color

continence (n.) — self-restraint

irascible (adj.) — having or showing a tendency to be easily angered

atelier (n.) — a workshop or studio

ennui (n.) — a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement

caprice (n.) — a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior

asseveration (n.) — the solemn or emphatic declaration or statement of something

assiduously (adv.) — with great care and perseverance

bonhomie (n.) — cheerful friendliness

sophistry (n.) — the use of fallacious arguments, especially with the intention of deceiving


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