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contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist
solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
opportunist - individual who sacrifices principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances; N. opportunism
astral - relating to the stars
rejuvenate - make young again
writhe - twist in coils; contort in pain
disavowal - denial; disclaiming; repudiating; disowning; V. disavow; CF. disclaim
tact - skill or sensitivity in dealing with people without causing offence
assiduous - diligent
alliteration - repetition of beginning sound in poetry