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::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: plausible - conceivably true; having a show of truth but open to doubt; specious
::: wretch - miserable person; bad or despicable person; ADJ. wretched: miserable; bad; contemptible; vile
::: patois - local or provincial dialect
::: quietude - tranquillity; calmness
::: emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
::: subjugate - conquer; bring under control
::: anvil - iron block used in hammering out metals
::: fauna - animals of a period or region; CF. flora