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plume - feather, esp. large or showy one; something that rises into the air (like the shape of a feather); Ex. plume of smoke:
contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
acclimate - adjust to climate or environment; adapt
convivial - pleasantly merry; festive; joyous; gay; characterized by joviality; jovial
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
dank - damp; unpleasantly wet
certitude - certainty
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy