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::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
::: verbiage - pompous array of words; too many unnecessary words; wordiness
::: gnome - dwarf; underground spirit who guards treasure hoards
::: regal - royal; of a monarch; Ex. regal manner
::: exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
::: laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse
::: opportune - timely; well-chosen
::: dossier - file of documents on a subject or person; file; CF. bundle of papers labeled on the back
::: ovoid - egg-shaped; CF. ovum; CF. ovulate
::: subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate