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::: wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
::: stoic - stoical; impassive; unmoved by joy or grief; N. CF. stoicism
::: eloquence - expressiveness; persuasive speech; ADJ. eloquent: movingly expressive; expressing ideas well so that the hearers can be influeneced
::: crossbreed - hybridize; N: hybrid; CF. interbreed; CF. inbreed
::: commiserate - feel or express pity or sympathy for
::: doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder
::: promontory - headland
::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
::: epithet - word or phrase characteristically used to describe a person or thing; descriptive phrase to characterize a person (often contemptous)
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness