Bodice
part of a dress above the waist
Crescendo
a gradual increase in volume
Jonquils
a flower with dark green, round, rush-like leaves and a cluster of small, fragrant, early, yellow blossoms
Limbo
an imaginary place for lost or neglected things
Maître d’
a dining-room attendant who is in charge of the waiters and the seating of customers
Portico
a porch or entrance to a building consisting of a covered and often columned area
Tyrant
a cruel and oppressive dictator