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congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
rote - repetition; memorization through repetition without understanding; Ex. learn poetry by rote
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite