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::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
::: horticultural - pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops
::: perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
::: palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
::: sophistry - seemingly plausible but fallacious reasoning; sophism
::: gradation - series of gradual stages; degree in such a progression
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
::: bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
::: presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties