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nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
decry - express strong disapproval of; condemn openly (something dangerous to the public); disparage; Ex. decry the violence of modern films
dissemble - disguise; hide the real nature of; pretend
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
waggish - humorous; mischievous; tricky
commensurate - equal in extent; of the same size
reprieve - postponement or cancelation of a punishment; temporary stay; V: postpone or cancel the punishment of
iridescent - exhibiting rainbowlike colors; Ex. iridescent oil slick; N. iridescence
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises