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physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
magniloquent - boastful; pompous
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
dishearten - discourage
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
larder - pantry; place where food is kept
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people