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bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism
solicitous - anxious; worried; concerned; eager; Ex. solicitous to do something; N. solicitude
humus - substance or rich soil formed by decaying vegetable matter; CF. soil
chafe - warm by rubbing; make sore by rubbing; N.
hedonist - one who believes that pleasure is the sole aim in life; CF. hedonism: practice of living one's life purely for pleasure
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
concurrent - happening at the same time; in agreement
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.
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of