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virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
fathom - comprehend; investigate; determine the depth of; N. unit of measurement for the depth of water
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress
assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
reverie - daydream; abstracted musing
irreverence - lack of proper respect or reverence; ADJ. irreverent
vie - contend; compete