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solitude - state of being alone; seclusion; ADJ. solitary: existing or living alone (esp. by choice); remote or secluded; single; sole; Ex. solitary life/inn; Ex. no solitary piece of proof
congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
gloss_over - explain away with the intention of deceiving or hiding faults
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
perspicacious - (of someone) having insight; penetrating; astute
dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
carapace - shell covering the back (of a turtle, tortoise, crab, etc.)
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
ponderous - having great weight; weighty; unwieldy; lacking lightness; dull; Ex. ponderous body/style of writing
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense