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reprisal - retaliation
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
implicit - understood but not stated; implied; unquestioning and complete; Ex. implicit trust
incontrovertible - indisputable; impossible to dispute; not open to question; unquestionable
irreproachable - beyond reproach; blameless; impeccable; Ex. irreproachable conduct
barrister - counselor-at-law or lawyer in the higher court of law; CF. bar
upright - (sitting or standing) straight up; honest; moral
actuary - someone who advises insurance companies
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
cornucopia - horn (or horn-shaped container) overflowing with fruit and grain; symbol of abundance; horn of plenty