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vernal - pertaining to spring
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
refectory - dining hall; room where meals are served (in a school)
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
forte - strong point or special talent in a person's character
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
bowdlerize - expurgate; CF. Thomas Bowdler