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::: vulpine - like a fox; crafty
::: unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
::: prelude - introduction; introductory performance or event; forerunner
::: woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
::: spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
::: assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
::: mediate - settle a dispute through the services of an outsider; act as an intermediary; produce by mediating; Ex. mediate a cease-fire
::: annihilate - destroy
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: salacious - lascivious; lustful; Ex. salacious monk