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chary - cautious; unwilling to take risks; sparing or restrained about giving; OP. bold
levitate - rise and float in the air (especially by magical means); CF. light
exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption
coercion - use of force to get someone to object; compelling; V. coerce
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
daunt - intimidate; frighten; discourage; dishearten
interloper - intruder; one who interferes
effervescence - inner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)