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canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
gloat - express evil satisfaction; look at or think about with evil satisfaction; view malevolently; Ex. The thief gloated over the stolen jewels.
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
imperturbable - unshakably calm; placid
paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
rampart - defensive mound of earth
gratis - free; without charge; ADJ.
exemplary - serving as a model; outstanding; Ex. exemplary punishment/behavior; N. exemplar: typical example; model
valid - logically convincing; sound; legally acceptable; effective; Ex. valid reasoning/passport
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak