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Word: aplomb

Definition: poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence


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::: humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
::: acclaim - applaud; praise; greet with great approval; announce with great approval; Ex. The new drung has been acclaimed as the most important discoveries for years; N: strong expression of approval and praise
::: buccaneer - pirate
::: preen - make oneself tidy in appearance; feel self-satisfaction or pride; (of a bird) smooth or clean (feathers) with the beak; Ex. preen oneself on; CF. prune
::: headlong - hasty; rash; headfirst; ADV.
::: archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
::: drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
::: hue - color; aspect; Ex. opinions of every hue
::: hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
::: champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)