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serenity - calmness; placidity; ADJ. serene
counterpart - thing that completes another; things very much alike; thing that has the same purpose in a different system
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
decapitate - behead
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
erroneous - mistaken; wrong; incorrect
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
invalid - one incapacitated(disabled) by a chronic illness; ADJ: incapacitated by illness; not valid; null; V: allow to leave (a military force) because of ill-health
prophylactic - used to prevent disease; N: something prophylactic; condom; N. prophylaxis: prevention of disease
consensus - general agreement; opinion reached by a group