Ailurophile A cat-lover. Assemblage A gathering. Becoming Attractive. Beleaguer To exhaust with attacks. Brood To think alone.

Bucolic In a lovely rural setting. Bungalow A small, cozy cottage. Chatoyant Like a cat s eye. Comely Attractive. Conflate To blend together. Cynosure A focal point of admiration. Dalliance A brief love affair. Demesne Dominion, territory. Demure Shy and reserved. Denouement The resolution of a mystery. Desuetude Disuse. Desultory Slow, sluggish. Diaphanous Filmy. Dissemble Deceive. Dulcet Sweet, sugary. Ebullience Bubbling enthusiasm. Effervescent Bubbly. Efflorescence Flowering, blooming. Elision Dropping a sound or syllable in a word. Elixir A good potion. Eloquence Beauty and persuasion in speech. Embrocation Rubbing on a lotion. Emollient A softener. Ephemeral Short-lived. Epiphany A sudden revelation.

Ineffable Unutterable. Furtive Shifty. Gossamer The finest piece of thread. Evanescent Vanishing quickly. inactivity. lasting a very short time. Evocative Suggestive. . Glamour Beauty. Fugacious Fleeting. Incipient Beginning. Labyrinthine Twisting and turning. sneaky. Felicity Pleasantness. Inglenook A cozy nook by the hearth. Lassitude Weariness.Erstwhile At one time. Imbue To infuse. Insouciance Blithe nonchalance. in an early stage. Languor Listlessness. inexpressible. Fetching Pretty. Imbrication Overlapping and forming a regular pattern. Leisure Free time. Gambol To skip or leap about joyfully. care-free. Halcyon Happy. Ingénue A naïve young woman. invisible but detectable. for a time. sunny. Inure To become jaded. Forbearance Withholding response to provocation. listlessness. instill. Imbroglio An altercation or complicated situation. Lagoon A small gulf or inlet. a spider s silk. Lilt To move musically or lively. Harbinger Messenger with news of the future. Ethereal Gaseous. Lagniappe A special kind of gift.

Seraglio Rich. Mondegreen A slip of the ear. Quintessential Most essential. Plethora A large quantity. Riparian By the bank of a stream. Ravel To knit or unknit. Mellifluous Sweet sounding. Sempiternal Eternal. Onomatopoeia A word that sounds like its meaning.Lissome Slender and graceful. luxurious oriental palace or harem. Opulent Lush. Murmurous Murmuring. Petrichor The smell of earth after rain. Pastiche An art work combining materials from various sources. Ratatouille A spicy French stew. Love Deep affection. Nemesis An unconquerable archenemy. Moiety One of two equal parts. Propinquity Proximity. Penumbra A half-shadow. Redolent Fragrant. luxuriant. Nearness Pyrrhic Successful with heavy losses. Offing The sea between the horizon and the offshore. Scintilla A spark or very small thing. . Panacea A solution for all problems Panoply A complete set. Ripple A very small wave. Serendipity Finding something nice while looking for something else. Lithe Slender and flexible. Palimpsest A manuscript written over earlier ones.

delicate or warm and sunny. Susurrous Whispering. inappropriate. hissing. Untoward Unseemly. Talisman A good luck charm. Tintinnabulation Tinkling. Susquehanna A river in Pennsylvania. luxurious. . Vestigial In trace amounts. Umbrella Protection from sun or rain. sneaky.Summery Light. Sumptuous Lush. Wafture Waving. Wherewithal The means. Surreptitious Secretive.