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equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
habitat - natural home of a plant or animal; CF. habitation
liquidate - settle accounts; pay off (a debt); clear up; eliminate; kill or abolish
dolt - slow-thinking stupid person; CF. dull
default - failure to act; failure to perform a task or be present; V.
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance
sheathe - place into a case; insert into or provide with a sheath; Ex. He sheathed his dagger; N. sheath: case for a blade
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive