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::: bromide - platitude; chemical compound used to calm excitement
::: confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: dilemma - situation that requires a choice between equally unfavorable options; problem; choice of two unsatisfactory alternatives
::: pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
::: cardinal - chief; most important; N: priest; cardinal number: number that shows quantity rather thatn order
::: incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate
::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
::: Elysium - place or condition of bliss