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::: expertise - specialized knowledge (in a particular field); expert skill
::: comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
::: precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
::: usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
::: litotes - understatement for emphasis; Ex. ``not bad(=pretty good)''
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: abscission - cutting off; separation
::: dabble - work at in a nonserious fashion; splash around; move noisily in a liquid
::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
::: carefree - free from worries; having no problems