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::: 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
::: nuance - shade of slight difference in meaning or color; subtle distinction
::: turbid - (of a liquid) having the sediment disturbed; muddy; thick
::: imbibe - drink in
::: blemish - mar; spoil the beauty or perfection of; N: flaw or defect (that spoils perfection); Ex. blemishes in the crystal; CF. unblemished
::: sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
::: holster - leather pistol case (that hangs on a belt around the waist)
::: willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
::: fleet - fast; rapid; N. ADJ. fleeting: passing quickly; ephemeral
::: duration - length of time something lasts