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::: 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
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: congeal - freeze; coagulate
::: pinnace - small boat
::: commodious - spacious and comfortable
::: apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
::: glamor - compelling charm; ADJ. glamorous
::: efficacy - power to produce desired effect; ADJ. efficacious: effectual
::: taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.