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spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
virtuoso - highly skilled artist (esp. in music); Ex. piano virtuoso
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
invoke - call and bring into use (a right or law); call on/upon (a higher power or god) for help; ask for; beg for; conjure (a spirit); Ex. invoke the veto power; Ex. invoke one's advisor/God
chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff