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::: prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
::: delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
::: botch - mismanage; blow
::: conveyance - vehicle; transfer; act of conveying; Ex. public conveyance
::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: ghastly - horrible; terrifying; resembling ghosts; CF. aghast
::: elated - filled with excited joy and pride; overjoyed; in high spirits; joyful and proud; Ex. elated crowd; V. elate; N. elation
::: megalomania - mania for doing grandiose things; mental disorder characterized by delusions of wealth, power, or importance
::: singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious