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libertine - debauched person; dissolute or licentious person; rou\'e; CF. free
berate - scold strongly
assurance - firm statement that something is certainly true; promise or pledge; certainty; confidence in one's own ability; self-confidence; Ex. In spite of all his assurances, he did not come back; Ex. assurance of his loyalty; Ex. The teacher lacked assurance in fron of his class; V. assure; tell firmly with confidence; ensure; make (something) certain to heappen; make (someone) feel sure; give confidence to; ADJ. assured: self-assured; confident in one's own ability; showing certainty
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
venial - (of a fault or sin) forgivable; trivial
bluster - blow in heavy gusts; threaten emptily; bully; speak in a noisy or bullying manner; CF. breeze, gust, gale
suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
prototype - original work used as a model by others
fancied - imagined; unreal
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)