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diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
commune - small (often rural) community whose members share work and income; V: exchange thoughts or feelings; Ex. commune with nature
mangy - shabby; wretched; suffering from mange; of bad appearance
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better
deadlock - standstill resulting from the opposition of two unrelenting forces; stalemate
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
natation - swimming
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm