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assent - agree; accept; N. assessment
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)
paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
quisling - traitor who aids invaders; CF. Vidkun Quisling
coroner - public official who investigates any death thought to be of other than natural causes