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compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
vouch - give a personal guarantee; Ex. I can vouch for his integrity; N. voucher
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
baffle - frustrate; perplex
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
disport - amuse; Ex. disport oneself; CF. divert