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penance - self-imposed punishment for sin; Ex. do penance for one's sins; CF. penitent
canny - shrewd in money matters; thrifty
aegis - shield; protection; defense
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
imbibe - drink in
ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure