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::: decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
::: painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
::: overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
::: myriad - very large number; ADJ. CF. ten thousand
::: obstinate - stubborn; hard to control or treat; Ex. obstinate cough; N. obstinacy
::: seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
::: duration - length of time something lasts
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
::: pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities