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delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
oblique - indirect; slanting (deviating from the perpendicular or from a straight line); Ex. oblique reference
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
pedestal - support or base as for a pillar or statue
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?