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::: unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
::: totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
::: inroad - hostile invasion; advance that lessens the quantity or difficulty of something; Ex. The long illness made serious inroads on his savings; CF. raid
::: assert - state strongly or positively; demand recognition of (rights, claims, etc.); make a claim to (by forceful action); Ex. assert one's independence
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation
::: nadir - lowest point; point on the celestial sphere diametrically opposite the zenith
::: tortuous - winding; full of curves; Ex. tortuous mountain road
::: sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
::: soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
::: leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens