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mannered - affected; not natural; Ex. mannered way of speech
regeneration - spiritual rebirth; Ex. regeneration of the prisoners; V. regenerate: give or obtain new life; reform spiritually
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
potentate - monarch; sovereign
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
haughtiness - pride; arrogance; ADJ. haughty
dire - warning of disaster; disastrous; (of needs and dangers) very great; urgent; Ex. dire prediction/need of food
vantage - position giving an advantage (such as a strategic point); CF. vantagepoint