Vaughan’s vocabulary

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

What is a noun for a slender, graceful woman or girl (this word is in the title of a Nathaniel Hawthorn story)? James Joyce in Ulysses uses a two-syllable word that means a young man; what is it? What’s a verb that has a “double r” in the middle and can be used to answer this question: Testimony favorable to Alfred Dreyfus was what? I found a noun used by Hamlet when he reversed the premise of his opponent’s argument and used it against him (“to hoist him on his own _”). And give me the adverb for