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nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
coalition - partnership; league; union of separate political parties
sibylline - prophetic; oracular; N. sibyl: woman prophet (in the ancient world)
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
encipher - encode; convert a message into code; put into cipher