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::: vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
::: 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
::: abate - subside or moderate
::: palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent
::: aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
::: drone - talk dully; buzz or murmur like a bee; N.
::: disdain - treat with scorn or contempt
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: coterie - group that meets socially; select circle; close group of people with shared interests
::: connotation - suggested or implied meaning of an expression; V. connote