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viper - poisonous snake
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
equinox - period of equal days and nights; the beginning of spring and autumn; Ex. vernal/autumnal equinox; ADJ. equinoctial
incipient - beginning; in an early stage
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
nicety - precision; accuracy; minute distinction or difference; Ex. to a nicety: exactly; precisely; Ex. distinguish between niceties
umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness