visage

[viz-ij]

noun

1.

the face, usually with reference to shape, features, expression, etc.; countenance.
2.

aspect; appearance.

interlocutor

   [in-ter-lok-yuh-ter]
noun

1.

a person who takes part in a conversation or dialogue.
2.

the man in the middle of the line of performers in a minstrel troupe, who acts as the announcer and banters with the end men.
3.

a person who questions; interrogator.

caprice

[kuh-prees]

noun
1. a sudden, unpredictable change, as of one’s mind or the weather.
2. a tendency to change one’s mind without apparent or adequate motive; whimsicality; capriciousness: With the caprice of a despotic king, he alternated between kindness and cruelty.

axiom

[ak-see-uhm]

noun

1. a self-evident truth that requires no proof.
2. a universally accepted principle or rule.
3. Logic, Mathematics . a proposition that is assumed without proof for the sake of studying the consequences that follow from it.

peremptory

[puh-remp-tuh-ree, per-uhmp-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]

adjective
1. leaving no opportunity for denial or refusal; imperative: a peremptory command.
2. imperious or dictatorial.

pithy

[pith-ee]

adjective
1. brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; full of vigor, substance, or meaning; terse; forcible: a pithy observation.

erudite

[er-yoo-dahyt, er-oo-]

adjective

characterized by great knowledge; learned or scholarly: an erudite professor; an erudite commentary.

diegesis

[dahy-uh-jee-sis]

noun,  plural di·e·ge·ses [dahy-uh-jee-seez]

1. the telling of a story by a narrator who summarizes events in the plot and comments on the conversations, thoughts, etc., of the characters.
2. the sphere or world in which these narrated events and other elements occur.

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