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::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: precedent - something preceding in time which may be used as an authority or guide for future action; V. precede; CF. unprecedented
::: shard - fragment generally of broken pottery (glass, clay bowl, or cup)
::: formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
::: imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
::: tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
::: ambience - environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature
::: bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate
::: aboriginal - being the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
::: bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)