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::: gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
::: falter - hesitate; weaken in purpose or action; walk or move unsteadily through weakness; N.
::: distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
::: deflect - turn aside; turn away from a straight course
::: chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
::: monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
::: duress - forcible restraint, especially unlawfully; coercion by threat; illegal coercion; Ex. a promise made under duress
::: acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
::: reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood