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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
subaltern - subordinate
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
abnegation - renunciation; self-sacrifice; self-abnegation
stymie - thwart; present an obstacle; stump
truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)
fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
spontaneity - lack of premeditation; naturalness; freedom from constraint; ADJ. spontaneous: self-generated; unpremeditated; happening without being planned
precipitous - steep; overhasty; precipitate