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humility - humbleness of spirit
engaged - employed; busy; betrothed; involved in conflict
opulence - extreme wealth; luxuriousness; abundance; ADJ. opulent: possessing great wealth; abundant
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
fulminate - thunder; explode; issue a severe denunciation
gentry - people of standing(rank or position); people of good family or high social position; class of people just below nobility
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
obtuse - blunt; not sharp; stupid; slow in understanding