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gratify - please; satisfy; Ex. gratify a desire
gist - essence; main point; substance
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
overthrow - topple; N.
distrait - absentminded; distracted
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
misgivings - doubts