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sobriety - moderation (especially regarding indulgence in alcohol); seriousness
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
composure - mental calmness
insurrection - rebellion; uprising
arboreal - of or living in trees
pallid - pale; wan; Ex. pallid complexion
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
lascivious - lustful
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery