Nuance – A subtle distinction or variation

Not without excitement, he had gotten closer to her face, as close he could distinguish the pink powder of make up applied to her cheekbone.

Soporific – Causing or tending to cause sleep

The little privé was warm, incredibly warm, and that wine so, so good, she placed her fork on the side of the gold-adorned porcelain plate to cover a deep yawn – no need to worry about it either, he was still deeply focused in observing the right corner of the ceiling.