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repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
striated - marked with parallel bands; striped; grooved; Ex. striated rocks; V. striate; N. stria: thin groove or line
prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
hoard - stockpile; accumulate for future use; N: supply stored for future use
crescendo - increase in the volume or intensity as in a musical passage; climax; CF. crescent