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liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
distinction - honor; excellence; difference; contrast; discrimination; Ex. graduated with distinction; Ex. a writer of real distinction
energize - invigorate; give energy to; make forceful and active
decant - pour off gently (wine or liquid)
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
concordat - formal agreement
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position