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::: reticent - inclined to silence; uncommunicative; reserved; Ex. He was reticent about the reasons; N. reticence
::: celestial - heavenly
::: prognosticate - predict (according to present indications)
::: dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
::: alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
::: minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower
::: cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
::: tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether