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swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
rue - regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful
solvent - able to pay all debts; N. solvency
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
disparity - difference; condition of inequality; OP. parity
puissant - powerful; strong; potent; N. puissance: power
rotund - (of a person) fat and round
boor - rude, insensitive person
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
fatalism - belief that events are determined by forces or fates beyond one's control; ADJ. fatalistic; CF. fatal: causing death