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Word: equipoise

Definition: balance; balancing force; equilibrium


More Vocab Words

::: temporize - gain time as by postponing an action; avoid committing oneself
::: shunt - move (a railway train) from one track to another; turn aside; divert; sidetrack; Ex. shunt traffic around an accident; N.
::: impuissance - powerlessness; feebleness
::: blithe - (blithesome) gay; joyous
::: frond - fern leaf; palm or banana leaf
::: rendezvous - meeting place; meeting at a set time or place; V.
::: maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
::: determination - resolve; firmness of purpose; measurement or calculation; decision
::: nuptial - of marriage or the wedding ceremony; N; nuptials; wedding ceremony
::: concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire