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assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
relent - become less severe; give in(surrender); ADJ. relentless: unyielding; continuously severe
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
profusion - great amount; plenty; overabundance; excess; lavish expenditure; Ex. profusion of choices; ADJ. profuse: plentiful; copious; giving or given abundantly; extravagant
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
sedulous - diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity