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buffoon - stupid person; clown
withhold - refuse to give; hold back; Ex. withholding tax
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
cadence - rhythmic rise and fall (of words or sounds); beat; regular beat of sound; rhythm
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
hallowed - blessed; consecrated; Ex. hallowed ground; V. hallow: set apart as holy