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palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner
thespian - pertaining to drama; N: actor or actress
mollify - soothe an angry person
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
subordinate - occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive; N. V: put in a lower rank or class
authoritative - having the weight of authority; regarded as providing knowledge that can be trusted; reliable; peremptory and dictatorial; Ex. authoritative dictionary/manner; CF. definitive
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)